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The Bahamas

The Bahamas »

Source: The Bahamas : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2001/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451804652

Keywords: central bank, commercial banks, foreign currency, current account

This report provides the details of the IMF's projections and estimates on The Bahamas's basic data; generation and sale of electricity, value of construction starts and completions in the real sector; summary of o...

The Bahamas

The Bahamas »

Source: The Bahamas : 2001 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report and Public Information Notice

Volume/Issue: 2001/154

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451804690

Keywords: central bank, debt, interest, public sector, article

The Bahamian economy has experienced a sustained growth led by substantial inflows of foreign investment in tourism, shipping, and construction, and a steady expansion of financial services. Executive Directors com...

The Bahamas

The Bahamas »

Source: The Bahamas : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1999/106

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1999

ISBN: 9781451804683

Keywords: central bank, current account, discount rate, monetary policy, balance of payments, Bahamas,

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix summarizes the evolution of monetary institutions in The Bahamas. It discusses the framework in which monetary policy is conducted in the country. Following a bri...

The Bahamas

The Bahamas »

Source: The Bahamas : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1998/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451804638

Keywords: central bank, foreign currency, commercial banks, current account, current account balance, Bahamas,

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

The Bahamas

The Bahamas »

Source: The Bahamas : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1995/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 1995

ISBN: 9781451804621

Keywords: central bank, commercial banks, foreign currency, current account, current account balance, Bahamas,

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

The Bahamas

The Bahamas »

Source: The Bahamas : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2010/369

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455212965

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, deficit, public sector, Bahamas,

The Bahamas depends heavily on tourism and financial services. Executive Directors have commended the strong track record of prudent macroeconomic management, but have encouraged the government to broaden the domes...

The Bahamas

The Bahamas »

Source: The Bahamas : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2009/189

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451804744

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, public sector, deficit

The staff report for The Bahamas's 2009 Article IV Consultation examines economic developments and policies. The financial sector, including the offshore sector, accounts for about 20 percent of economic activity....

The Bahamas

The Bahamas »

Source: The Bahamas : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2011/338

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463927882

Keywords: public debt, central bank, current account, external debt, government debt, Bahamas,

The Bahamian economy began a tepid recovery in 2010, following a sharp recession in 2008 and 2009 in the wake of the global financial crisis. Real GDP grew by about 1 percent. The rebound was driven by the trade, h...

The Bahamas

The Bahamas »

Source: The Bahamas : 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/100

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2013

ISBN: 9781484390689

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

The article highlights the economic condition, fiscal policies, external stability, and financial growth strategy of The Bahamas. The economy of The Bahamas showed gradual growth of about 2.5 percent by 2012, but...

The Bahamas

The Bahamas »

Source: The Bahamas : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2019/199

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498323277

Keywords: Bank credit, External sector, Real sector, Central banks, Financial soundness indicators, CFT, AML, credit union, risk-based, consumer loan

The Bahamas appears to be resilient to current threats to its financial stability, but action is needed to safeguard against potential weaknesses. There is a large stock of problem assets that needs to be dealt wit...