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Bank activity: Latest evaluation of completed Bank projects; sixth education credit to Tanzania; Development Committee reports on LDC access to capital markets; first loan to Barbados; Bank and IDA loans and credits

Bank activity: Latest evaluation of completed Bank projects; sixth education credit to Tanzania; Development Committee reports on LDC access to capital markets; first loan to Barbados; Bank and IDA loans and credits »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1979

Volume/Issue: 16/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1979

ISBN: 9781616353360

Keywords: capital markets, access to capital markets, primary school, teacher training, primary education

This paper focuses on the Fourth Annual Review of Project Performance Audit Results. The paper highlights that the purpose of the Review is to provide lessons of experience relevant to the World Bank's current prac...

Barbados

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Source: Barbados : 2007 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2007/315

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451806076

Keywords: debt, public sector, interest, deficit

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Barbados has been growing at a solid pace, and the outlook for 2007 is generally favorable. Robust output growth of about 4 percent is expected to co...

Barbados

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Source: Barbados : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes: Fiscal Transparency Module

Volume/Issue: 2007/338

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451806083

Keywords: budget estimates, fiscal activities, budget process, extrabudgetary funds

This Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes assesses Fiscal Transparency for Barbados. The report reveals that Barbados has a number of good practices on fiscal transparency including a legal requirement t...

Barbados

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Source: Barbados : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2009/19

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 January 2009

ISBN: 9781451806106

Keywords: money laundering, law enforcement, terrorist financing, terrorist, legal assistance

This report focuses on the observance of standards and codes for the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF-40) recommendations for antimoney laundering (AML) and nine special recommendations on comb...

Barbados

Barbados »

Source: Barbados : Financial System Stability Assessment: Update, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision and Securities Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2009/64

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451806113

Keywords: banking, financial institutions, deposit insurance, financial system, financial sector

This paper presents Barbados's Financial System Stability Assessment Update as part of the Financial Sector Assessment Program Update. The domestic banking sector appears sound and profitable and continues to domin...

Barbados

Barbados »

Source: Barbados : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on its Consideration by the Executive Board

Volume/Issue: 2009/291

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451806120

Keywords: debt, interest, public sector, external debt, deficit

Barbados has some of the highest social and competitiveness indicators in the region and enjoys investment-grade rating on its sovereign bonds. The staff report for Barbados's 2009 Article IV Consultation highlight...

Barbados

Barbados »

Source: Barbados : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2008/295

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2008

ISBN: 9781451806090

Keywords: debt, interest, public sector, public debt, external debt

Barbados's 2008 Article IV Consultation is focused on policies to balance the conflicting risks to inflation, growth, and medium-term sustainability. Although the government has maintained some policy space by post...

Barbados

Barbados »

Source: Barbados : Sectoral Balance Sheet Mismatches and Macroeconomic Vulnerabilities

Volume/Issue: 2012/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charles Amo Yartey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463933166

Keywords: Net financial position, net foreign currency position, domestic currency, central bank, financial assets, financial system, International Finance: General, International Lending and Debt Problems, Barbados: Sectoral Balance Sheet Mismatches And Macroeconomic Vulnerabilities,

This paper uses the balance sheet approach to analyze macroeconomic vulnerabilities in Barbados between 2006 and 2009. It discusses the financial position of the economy and its main sectors and the sectors' exposu...

Barbados

Barbados »

Source: Barbados : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/134

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484358320

Keywords: Financial sector, Offshore financial centers, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper summarizes recent development in Barbados's International Business and Financial Services (IBFS) sector and assesses the extent to which the loss of correspondent banking relationships (C...

Barbados

Barbados »

Source: Barbados : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2010/363

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455212859

Keywords: debt, interest, public sector, external debt, public debt

The global crisis has hit Barbados front and center. The broad economic weakness has hurt the labor market, while inflation remains stubbornly elevated. The major challenge ahead is to put public debt on a steady d...