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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 : 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...

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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...

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Source: Barbados : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1996/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451805949

Keywords: credit, central bank, domestic financing, current account, shares

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...

Barbados: Request for An Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement By the Executive Director for Barbados

Barbados: Request for An Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement By the Executive Director for Barbados »

Source: Barbados : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2018/290

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484378786

Keywords: Extended Fund Facility, Fiscal adjustment, Monetary policy, Debt restructuring, Debt management, Fiscal reforms, Public enterprises, Extended arrangement reviews, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis

This paper discusses Barbados' Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF). The authorities have requested a 4-year EFF arrangement that would be appropriate given the structural natu...

Barbados: Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Supplementary Information

Barbados: Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Supplementary Information »

Source: Barbados : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2018/290

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484378786

Keywords: Extended Fund Facility, Fiscal adjustment, Monetary policy, Debt restructuring, Debt management, Fiscal reforms, Public enterprises, Extended arrangement reviews, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis

This paper discusses Barbados' Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF). The authorities have requested a 4-year EFF arrangement that would be appropriate given the structural natu...

Barbados: Selected Issues

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Source: Barbados : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/280

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475530360

This Selected Issues paper discusses data issues and postcrisis growth in Barbados. An analysis of the data on Barbados shows very clear inconsistencies among the various measures of economic development. Although...

Barbados: Selected Issues

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Source: Barbados : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/280

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475530360

This Selected Issues paper discusses data issues and postcrisis growth in Barbados. An analysis of the data on Barbados shows very clear inconsistencies among the various measures of economic development. Although...

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

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Source: Barbados : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2018/133

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484358276

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Debt sustainability, Economic growth, Financial stability, Public enterprises, National accounts, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Barbados' deficit declined to 4.4 percent of GDP in 2016, about of half that in 2014, owing to lower energy prices and a recovery in export earnings. The current ac...

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

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Source: Barbados : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2016/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475530353

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Barbados appears to have turned a corner with a pickup in activity. Real GDP grew by 0.8 percent in 2015, underpinned by an increase in private inves...