Barbados

From mid-night January 6 consumers in Barbados paid less for gasoline and diesel. The retail price of gasoline fell from $3.71 BDS per litre to $3.60, 11 cents / 3.0% less. The retail price of diesel fell from $3.17 BDS per litre to $3.00, 17 cents / 5.4% less (Source: Barbados Government Information Service).  

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‘Twas the evening before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, except for my computer mouse and the desire to analyze a data set! The spreadsheets were saved with care, in hope that someone would do the analysis for the year! (with apologies to Clement Clarke Moore). 2018 Year In Review…

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My Year in Review 2018 The Economic Letter This year my monthly Economic Letter became a widely-anticipated source of information and analysis of the Barbadian economy, written for ordinary citizens. In my January Letter I explained that even though the outlook for the year was dire, my pamphlet The Barbados economy: the road to prosperity offered a…

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Press Release No.18/460 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2018 IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Barbados End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the…

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Full text of Dr. Delisle Worrell – former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados – December 2018 newsletter: The Threat of Barbados Dollar Devaluation Remains Prime Minister Mottley’s unprecedented achievement in securing financial support from the IMF, the Interamerican Development Bank and the Caribbean Development Bank, has averted an imminent threat of devaluation. However,…

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