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Full Press Release: IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with Barbados on an Economic Program under the Extended Fund Facility September 7, 2018 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…

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Full Press Release: Press Release No. 18/291 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 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…

Read More IMF Staff Issue Concluding Statement on Barbados Following July 2 to 12 2018 Visit

Dr. DeLisle Worrell, former Governor of the Barbados Central Bank, has just circulated, via email, his latest article on how the retrenchment of public sector workers benefits the economy. The full article appears below (reprinted with permission). How the Retrenchment of Public Servants Benefits the Economy The proposed retrenchment of public sector workers, which is…

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Full Press Release: Press Release No. 18/239 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2018 IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Jamaica 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…

Read More IMF Staff Issue Concluding Statement on Jamaica Following June 11 to 15 2018 Visit

The Creditor Section of the Barbados GIS website has been updated. The following is the full text of a documented dated June 8 but posted on June 11. Source Document Response to Initial Questions Submitted by Creditors 1. Has the government crafted a draft economic adjustment plan to present to the IMF? • The Government and…

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