Caribbean Economic Report, July 2021

  • July 27, 2021
The EU’s ongoing subjugation of Vanuatu: Learn how the EU’s Blacklists apply grossly disproportionate, biased, unjustified, and extrajudicial treatment to one of the world’s smallest, poorest, and most vulnerable countries, which has the potential to damage its economy irreparably. DomRep’s economy has returned to growth. Guyana’s oil output doubled y/y in Q1 2021. Depreciation of […]

Caribbean Economic Report, May 2021

  • May 20, 2021
T&T’s reserves excluding HSF drawdowns and USD borrowing stand at USD3.1 billion, Barbados contracted 19.8% in Q1, DomRep’s economy expands 10.6% in March…

Caribbean Economic Report, March 2021

  • March 30, 2021
Remittances up for DomRep (31%, 2021) and Jamaica (20%, 2020), Cayman debt/GDP only 5.2% (2020), Guyana’s O&G sector contributed 16% of GDP and 42% of exports, Suriname balance of payments benefits from higher gold prices…

Caribbean Economic Report, November 2020

  • November 4, 2020
Editorial: The EU’s defiantly discriminatory & disproportionate action persists. Barbados GDP contracted 16% Jan-Sept, DomRep GDP fell 8.1% Jan-Sept, Guyana’s non-oil GDP contracted 4.9% in H1 while oil GDP increased 45.9%…

Caribbean Economic Report, August 2020

  • August 31, 2020
Editorial: Why does the EU deliberately marginalize small and vulnerable countries? Steeper economic contractions projected: Bahamas -15 to -20% in 2020, Barbados -27% y/y in Q2, Cayman Islands -7.1% for 2020, Jamaica -7 to -10% this FY…

Caribbean Economic Report, June 2020

  • June 29, 2020
Editorial: J’accuse…! The European Union’s Institutionalized Racism and Bullying Bahamas downgraded to Ba2 (non-investment grade) by Moody’s; Q1 2020 growth for Barbados -3%, Jamaica -1.7% and DomRep 0.0%; Suriname’s debt surged in April and inflation rose to 26%…

Caribbean Economic Report, April 2020

  • April 29, 2020
External risks are highest for The Bahamas, Cuba, Suriname and Trinidad & Tobago. Guyana’s growth prospects from its oil sector have been lowered…

Caribbean Economic Report, February 2020

  • February 6, 2020
Bahamas damages from Dorian estimated over USD3.4 billion; Barbados GDP contracted 0.1% in 2019; Cuba records 17.6% contraction in stay-overs from the US; Dominican Republic grew 5.1% in 2019…

Caribbean Economic Report, December 2019

  • December 23, 2019
Barbados and Jamaica receive credit rating upgrades, Cayman Islands passes its largest budget in history with no new taxes, uncertainty in Suriname rises following the conviction of President Bouterse and high fiscal deficits and rising debt, T&T posted declines in Construction and Manufacturing activity in H1 2019…


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