23Oct2017
The Changing Dynamics of Foreign Exchange Regulations: Balancing Stakeholder Expectations Against Barbados' Economic Realities Ian Collymore, Director (Ag.) Foreign Exchange and Export Credit at the Central Bank of Barbados says that any further liberalization of exchange controls will depend on the performance of the Barbadian economy....
03Oct2017
“Financial Evolution – Exploring the Shift” In her remarks at the recent BITT Fintech Forum: Central Bank Meets Blockchain, Acting Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Michelle Doyle-Lowe spoke about the possibilities, challenges and unknowns related to the rapid emergence of financial technology....
02Oct2017
Central Bank of Barbados First to Launch Banknote App The free mobile app, called Barbadian Banknotes: Are Yours Real? helps people to authenticate their money and protect themselves from counterfeiters. ...
27Sep2017
Issue of $100,000,000 Barbados Government 6.25% Treasury Note 2023 Applications are invited for subscription to this Treasury Note opening on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 for issue October 1, 2017. The Treasury Note will be issued at par with a fixed interest rate of 6.25% payable on March 31 and September 30 of each year. The interest due to Pensioners 60 years and over residing in Barbados will not be subject to withholding tax....
28Aug2017
Foreign Exchange Fee on Card Transactions Takes Effect From September 1 The fee was previously implemented on purchases of foreign cash, drafts and wire transfers on July 17, 2017....
11Aug2017
Review of Barbados' Economic Performance in the first six months of 2017 Preliminary data suggest that the expansion in real economic output continued into the second quarter, primarily reflecting sustained growth in tourism activity....
26Jul2017
In Search of Practical Solutions to Strengthen Economic Growth In his opening remarks at the 37th Annual Review Seminar, Governor (Ag) of the Central Bank of Barbados, Cleviston Haynes, noted that CARICOM countries have lagged behind the rest of the world in the rate of growth for the past 25 years....
24Jul2017
Dr. Justin Ram's Keynote Address at the Central Bank of Barbados' Annual Review Seminar 2017

Caribbean Development Bank's Chief Economist. Dr. Justin Ram, suggests delivery units be set up...

12Jul2017
Understanding the Foreign Exchange Fee (FXF) Deputy Governor (Ag.) of the Central Bank of Barbados, Michelle Doyle-Lowe, recently sat down with the organisation’s Public Affairs Officer to discuss the new two percent (2%) fee and how and when it will be applied. ...
03Jul2017
Service Organisations Play a Vital Role in Protecting Our Most Vulnerable In his remarks at the Rotary Club of Barbados South's Installation Ceremony, Central Bank of Barbados Governor (Ag.) Cleviston Haynes said "During an adjustment period, protection of the vulnerable is especially important, and charities and service organisations like the Rotary will be essential in designing and executing projects that help those most in need."...
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