Central Bank Economic Review Jan-Sept 2020: High Fiscal Cost of Covid 19

Central Bank of Barbados Governor Cleviston Haynes delivers the Bank’s review of Barbados’ economic performance in the first nine months of 2020 and takes questions from the media and the live online audience.

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Central Bank of Barbados Economic Review of 1st Quarter 2017

Review of Quarter 1, 2017 by the Central Bank of Barbados

The latest review of the Barbados economy revealed that the Barbados economy grew by approximately 2% in the first quarter of 2017. Foreign reserves rose to $705.4 million but remain below the benchmark of 12 weeks. Overall, the Barbados economy has recorded gains in addressing some of its economic issues, but challenges remain (CBoB).

After publishing the review, Acting Governor, Cleviston Haynes spoke with the media about Barbados’ economic performance in the first quarter of 2017 (CBoB).