Tag Archives: Central Bank of Barbados Economic Review

Review of Barbados Economy January-March 2019 : Government on Track to Meet IMF Targets

The economy continues to be the focus of the Mia Mottley administration.  Although the government should be congratulated for taking decisions unlike its predecessor  – to be expected the public has been vocal in response of the austerity measures. A listen to Governor Haynes reminds the blogmaster of the promise made by the DLP through former Governor DeLisle Worrel regarding

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Acting Governor Cleviston Haynes to Deliver 2017 Six Month Economic Review

Acting Governor Cleviston Haynes is expected to share with the public this week the six month economic review of the Barbados economy. It will be his first major public outing since being elevated to the post of governor of the Central Bank of Barbados.   The controversial circumstances surrounding his appointment continues to be a concern for right thinking Barbadians

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Get Your Facts Straight Barbados Today – The Foreign Exchange Argument

An article published in the Barbados Today  (21 July 2011) was startling more by its revelation than content. The article titled First Choice boldly asserts in its intro,  “Thanks but no thanks. That appears to be what an increasing number of businesses and individuals buying about $600 million in foreign exchange each month are telling the island’s seven commercial banks,

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Barbados Government Battling To Maintain Fiscal Discipline Despite Onslaught On The Integrity Of The Governor Of The Central Bank

There is the saying in Barbados that if the USA catches a cold small open economies like Barbados will likely catch pneumonia. The US economy continues its long road to recovery which was precipitated by the 2008  financial collapse.  The protracted nature of this recession is the one feature which differentiates it from the others which a post-Independence Barbados has

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