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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...

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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...

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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...

Barbados

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Source: Barbados : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2010/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455212842

Keywords: central bank, debt, international monetary fund, labor force

The short-term recovery of the Barbados economy will critically depend on the rebound of demand for its services in its traditional markets. As a small tourist-dependent economy with a fixed exchange rate and volat...

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

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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

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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: 2006 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Barbados: 2006 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion »

Source: Barbados : 2006 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2006/323

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2006

ISBN: 9781451806069

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

Barbados' economy continued to grow, but macroeconomic imbalances worsened. Executive Directors observed that the imbalances are owed to a procyclical fiscal stance, and advised to tighten monetary policy and safeg...

Barbados: Selected Issues

Barbados: Selected Issues »

Source: Barbados : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2010/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455212842

Keywords: central bank, debt, international monetary fund, labor force

The short-term recovery of the Barbados economy will critically depend on the rebound of demand for its services in its traditional markets. As a small tourist-dependent economy with a fixed exchange rate and volat...

Barbados: Selected Issues

Barbados: Selected Issues »

Source: Barbados : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2010/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455212842

Keywords: central bank, debt, international monetary fund, labor force

The short-term recovery of the Barbados economy will critically depend on the rebound of demand for its services in its traditional markets. As a small tourist-dependent economy with a fixed exchange rate and volat...