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Tag Archives: IMF

  1. BARBADOS’ PRIVATE SECTOR APPROVES GOVERNMENT DRAFTED IMF RESTRUCTURING PLAN SO FAR, DIFFERENT GRADE FOR 2 DAY BLACKOUT

    The Private Sector Arm of the Monitoring Committee for BERT – The Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation programme – have given a thumb’s up so far, energy and water concerns are a different matter… This from Edward Clarke, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Barbados Operations of Sagicor General as the lead for the Monitoring […]

    November 26, 2019Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. MIA MOTTLEY ADMINISTRATION ACTIVELY SEEKING NEW AVENUES OF EMPLOYMENT FOR RECENTLY RETRENCHED WORKERS

    The Ministry of Labour is assiduously looking to achieve Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley’s objective of retraining civil service employees who were recently laid off to regain employment with new skills… He noted the first cadre of retrenched staff if given the correct skillset, can even seek gainful employment outside of Barbados or work locally […]

    December 10, 2018Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Bitt, Central Bank and FSC on right track with Regulatory Sandbox Framework

    14th November 2019 may not seem like a historic day to most, but for those in the Digital Currency world, it was seen as a watershed moment, as the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund stated at a Fintech forum in Singapore; “I believe we should consider the possibility to issue digital currency. There […]

    December 6, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  4. Barbados Announces Departure of IMF Mission and Appointment of Legal Advisor

    The Government of Barbados announced a team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Bert van Selm, concluded its three-day visit to Barbados. During this visit, the Fund team was updated on the economic and financial situation in Barbados. The Government and the IMF will continue to exchange views over the coming weeks, and […]

    June 8, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  5. IMF REGIONAL CHIEFS PRAISE ST. KITTS AND NEVIS’ FISCAL PERFORMANCE

    The Team Unity Government, led by Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris, received high praises from visiting high-level International Monetary Fund (IMF) officials on the economic performance of the country. “Whatever the benchmark we used, St. Kitts and Nevis is doing well and ahead. We are very satisfied with the progress of St. Kitts and Nevis […]

    April 6, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. DR’s Central Bank meets Stand-By Arrangement commitments

    The Central Bank of the Dominican Republic reported on 19 July 2016 that it has met all financial commitments with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement. The DR government received a credit of US$1.7 billion, of which only US$1.19 billion had been disbursed. Officials at the Central Bank reminded the press […]

    July 24, 2016BusinessNo comments
  7. IMF meets Kittitian Private Sector & Government

    The recently concluded Growth Forum of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis was an ideal opportunity to deliberate on the importance of the private sector to the local economy in general and, more specifically, the manufacturing sector. These matters include, but were not limited to the following: 1) […]

    September 9, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  8. Project Syndicate: BOUGHTON – Will Cuba Rejoin the IMF?

    The restoration of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States unlocks new prospects for the island’s economy. Some steps, including the removal of the US trade embargo, are prohibited by the Helms-Burton Act, adopted by the US Congress in 1996. But the renewal of Cuba’s membership in the International Monetary Fund is a real […]

    January 12, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  9. SXM Airport gets good Moody’s Report & IMF Delegation delivers Good News

    Managing Director of the Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM gave a presentation to a visiting delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently, which was well received. The eight-member delegation, led by Mr. Menno Snel, Executive Director of the IMF Executive Board, had earlier been given a tour of the terminal building. The presentation included […]

    June 9, 2014Business, TravelNo comments
  10. Central Bank of Barbados and FSC: The Domestic Financial Services Sector Remains Robust

    The Central Bank of Barbados (Bank) and the Financial Services Commission (FSC) just released the 2013 Financial Stability Report (FSR), which puts forward Barbados’ domestic financial system remains robust. The FSR, which is produced by the Bank and the FSC provides a comprehensive overview of trends, developments and the key risks in the domestic financial […]

    February 23, 2014BusinessNo comments
  11. Nevis economy shows signs of recovery; Tourism Industry helping

    The economy of Nevis has been showing signs of recovery and Premier of Nevis Vance Amory believes that the Tourism Industry has been playing a major part of the turnaround. Mr. Amory, who is also the Minister of Finance, made the announcement while he was a guest on Inside Government, a programme aired on Nevis […]

    February 12, 2014Political, TravelNo comments