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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...

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Source: Barbados : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463932497

Keywords: public debt, current account, external debt, public sector debt, central bank

This 2011 Article IV Consultation highlights that the difficult global economic conditions continue to hit Barbados with growth at anemic levels. The current account deficit has widened in recent times owing to hig...

Barbados: 2019 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criteria —Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Barbados: 2019 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criteria —Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados »

Source: Barbados : 2019 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2019/370

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523453

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, External sector, External debt, Economic indicators, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, CBB, SOEs, debt restructure

The Barbadian authorities continue to make good progress in implementing the comprehensive Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) plan aimed at restoring fiscal and debt sustainability, rebuilding reserves, an...

Barbados: First Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for the Completion of the Financing Assurances Review and Modification of Performance Criteria—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Barbados: First Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for the Completion of the Financing Assurances Review and Modification of Performance Criteria—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados »

Source: Barbados : First Review under the Extended Arrangement and Request for the Completion of the Financing Assurances Review and Modification of Performance Criteria - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2019/182

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498321648

Keywords: Public financial management, Economic recovery, Domestic debt, Public debt, Debt sustainability, ISCR, CR, SOEs, debt restructure, CBB

First Review under the Extended Arrangement and Request for the Completion of the Financing Assurances Review and Modification of Performance Criteria - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive D...

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

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Source: Barbados : Staff Report for 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/52

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475557077

Keywords: Barbados, current account, central bank, public debt, external debt, balance of payments

This 2013 Article IV consultation highlights Barbados' weak economic performance and high public debt. Foreign reserves are under pressure as fiscal and external imbalances widened in 2012 and further in 2013. Reco...

Barbados: Staff Report for The 2011 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Barbados: Staff Report for The 2011 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Barbados : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463932497

Keywords: public debt, current account, external debt, public sector debt, central bank

This 2011 Article IV Consultation highlights that the difficult global economic conditions continue to hit Barbados with growth at anemic levels. The current account deficit has widened in recent times owing to hig...

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Barbados : Staff Report for 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/52

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475557077

Keywords: Barbados, current account, central bank, public debt, external debt, balance of payments

This 2013 Article IV consultation highlights Barbados' weak economic performance and high public debt. Foreign reserves are under pressure as fiscal and external imbalances widened in 2012 and further in 2013. Reco...

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex »

Source: Barbados : 2019 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2019/370

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523453

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, External sector, External debt, Economic indicators, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, CBB, SOEs, debt restructure

The Barbadian authorities continue to make good progress in implementing the comprehensive Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) plan aimed at restoring fiscal and debt sustainability, rebuilding reserves, an...

The Challenges of Fiscal Consolidation and Debt Reduction in the Caribbean1

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Source: The Challenges of Fiscal Consolidation and Debt Reduction in the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2012/276

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charles Amo Yartey , Machiko Narita , Garth Peron Nicholls , and Joel Chiedu Okwuokei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 November 2012

ISBN: 9781557754967

Keywords: public debt, fiscal consolidation efforts, fiscal performance, fiscal adjustment, Forecasts of Budgets, Deficits, and Debt,

This paper examines debt dynamics in the Caribbean and discusses policy options for reducing the high debt levels. Based on empirical studies of factors underlying global large debt reduction episodes, important po...

Chapter 3. Caribbean Tourism in the Global Marketplace: Trends, Drivers, and Challenges

Chapter 3. Caribbean Tourism in the Global Marketplace: Trends, Drivers, and Challenges »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction The Caribbean region is highly dependent on tourism. The role of tourism in economic activity in the region increased steadily following the dismantling of the system of...