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Barbados 2018-2020 Economic Review

OVERVIEW In 2018 Barbados strengthened its reform impetus to start addressing its precarious balance of payments and fiscal situations. In response to the worsening fiscal and external liquidity position, the Government of Barbados (GOBD) announced in June the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation Plan (BERT), which aims to restore macroeconomic stability and place the economy […]

Businessuite 2019 Top Barbados CEO – John M. B. Williams, Chief Executive Officer, Cave Shepherd & Company Limited

State of the MSME Sector in CARICOM – Prospects for the Future

I want to begin my remarks this morning by thanking Senator Lynette Holder, CEO of the Barbados Small Business Association for inviting me to deliver the keynote address at this year’s State of the Sector Conference. I also want to congratulate the SBA for its continuing advocacy of micro, small and medium-sized businesses across Barbados, […]

Barbados 2018-2020 Economic Review

Jamaica’s Junior Stock Market Stands As A Blueprint For How Countries Across The Region Could Utilise The Stock Market In Raising Capital To Support The Blue Economy

Director of Economics at the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr. Justin Ram, says Jamaica’s Junior Stock Market stands as a blueprint for how countries across the region could utilise the stock market in raising capital to support the blue economy. He said that a blended finance approach may be adopted in the initial stages of development, […]

Barbados 2018-2020 Economic Review

Caribbean Leaders, Make It Easier For The Private Sector To Invest And Do Business – Ram

Director of Economics at the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr Justin Ram, has called on regional leaders to make it easier for the private sector to invest and do business, warning that unless governments put the necessary policies in place to improve the business environment regional countries would continue to lose out on significant investments. Barbados […]

Barbados 2018-2020 Economic Review

Caribbean Development Bank Recognises Trinidad and Tobago’s Potential For Transformative Economic And Social Development. – Patricia McKenzie

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), has formally launched a country strategy for Trinidad and Tobago, which proposes financial support of US$436.7 million for the period 2017 to 2021. CDB’s Vice President of Operations, Patricia McKenzie says the Bank recognises Trinidad and Tobago’s potential for transformative economic and social development. She says the programme has been […]

The Limners And Bards Reporting 24% Jump In Revenues to JA$486M For The Nine Months Ended July 31, 2019

Caribbean Development Bank Expects Barbados Economy To Stutter This Year

BARBADOS The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) expects Barbados as well as six other of its borrowing member countries (BMC) to record economic growth of less than two per cent this year.   According to the CDB, all BMCs are expected to record positive growth this year, lending to an expected overall average projected growth of […]

Barbados 2018-2020 Economic Review