of Payments Survey (2003).
survey for the compilation of Barbados' balance of payments
statistics begins this week.
Central Bank carries out this exercise every year to find out
how the country's foreign exchange is earned and spent.
information that the Bank collects relates to statistics on
imports, exports, investments and borrowing, among other data,
and the survey will be directed at over 600 government
departments, business enterprises and non-profit organizations.
respondents are urged to return the survey forms in the period
given, and so enable timely and reliable accounts to be
compiled. The survey forms should either be mailed to the above
address or faxed to the Research Department (Fax No: 427-1431).
staff of the Bank's Research Department will be on hand to help
respondents with any difficulties they may encounter in
completing the form.