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Economic Policy


Hewitt: Regulatory goalposts always shifting in international business sector

‍The “goalposts” for the International Business Sector are continually shifting and Barbados must work to stay on top of things, says Kathy-Ann Hewitt, executive director of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados.

Haynes: Don't expect economy to grow this year

In its economic review for the first quarter the Central Bank of Barbados says that faster project implementation is need if the economy is to achieve more growth than that in 2019.

S&P downgrades T&T credit ratings again

According to economic analysts Marla Dukharan, “There is nothing positive whatsoever about this latest downgrade by S&P,” despite recent reports on the country debt position by Moody’s.
Commentary & Analysis

Mottley still Barbados’ guiding light

We have taken for granted a smiling “Mia” hugging probably every man, woman and child alive in this country to date, giving each that special look of sincerity and encouragement which every one demands of her.

Barbados moved to EU "grey list," after making "commitments"

The Council said “Barbados has made commitments at a high political level...regarding the replacement of its harmful preferential regimes.”

Making good progress, Barbados passes its first IMF test

The IMF staff team thinks the budget for the current fiscal year provides “a strong basis for the targeted fiscal consolidation,”
Commentary & Analysis

Mottley: I surrendered political role to lead country out of crisis

Prime minister says she won't allow politics to “constrain” her from doing unpopular things in order to keep the country on the right track.

Haynes: Barbados meeting fiscal targets but economy still in recession

Despite the gains made from essentially spending less and bringing in more, economic activity remained subdued compared to the first quarter of 2018.

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