06Feb2017
Reducing Government's Interest Costs In his monthly economic letter, Governor Worrell explains how reducing interest costs will help to reduce the overall fiscal deficit....
03Jan2017
We are the Craftsmen of Our Economic Fate In his monthly economic letter, Governor Worrell reminds us that we already have all the tools we need to revive the economy, and that all that is needed is for us to commit to doing what is required....
05Dec2016
Barbados Commits to 100% Renewables At the recent Barbados Renewable Energy Association (BREA) conference, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart committed to Barbados producing 100% of its electricity from renewable energy sources ...
07Nov2016
A Commitment to Excellence Guarantees Competitiveness. In his monthly economic letter, Governor Dr. DeLisle Worrell asserts that for Barbados to maintain and increase its global standing, we must always strive for excellence....
03Oct2016
The Relationship Between Barbados and the IBFS Sector is Mutually Beneficial Barbados provides a safe, well regulated environment and lower cost operations while the sector contributes significantly to our foreign exchange earnings....
05Sep2016
Economic Growth does not Mean a Return to Business as Usual Until Barbados rebuilds its foreign reserves, the austerity measures are necessary....
08Aug2016
Ensuring the Sustainability of our Social Services The Australian experience highlights how making those who can afford to pay for education and health care prevents the quality of these services from being compromised....
04Jul2016
The Value of a Fixed Exchange Rate The contrasting fortunes of Jamaica's and Cayman Islands' currencies shows the merits of protecting the peg....
06Jun2016
The Way Forward In this our 50th year of Independence, Barbados and Barbadians can look to the successes of the past for confidence to overcome our current challenges....
02May2016
Avoiding Economic Relapse As with a medical malady, the key to total economic recovery requires completing the full course of treatment....
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