Author: Amit Uttamchandani

DOMINICA: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2019 Article IV Mission May 14, 2019 A Concluding Statement describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the end of an official staff visit (or ‘mission’), in most cases to a member country. Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF’s Articles…

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From mid-night May 5 consumers in Barbados paid more for gasoline. The retail price of gasoline increased from $3.82 BDS per litre to $3.88, 6 cents / 1.6% more. The retail price of diesel did not change ($3.08). (Source: Barbados Government Information Service). For May 2019, the difference in price between a litre of gasoline…

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Press Release No. 19/123 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 22, 2019 IMF Executive Board Concludes Fifth Review under the Stand-By Arrangement for Jamaica · Reduction in the primary surplus target by ½ percent of GDP to 6½ percent in the FY19/20 Budget will facilitate higher spending in social assistance, citizen security and infrastructure. · Reducing the highly…

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