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Central Bank of Barbados Economic Report for September 2011

The Barbados economy grew by 1% for the first nine months of the year compared to the same period in 2010. This news was disappointing considering the original projection of 2% growth at the start of the year. The island’s economic growth is heavily dependent on the tourism sector which showed no noticeable increase in Continue Reading...

Barbados Economic Review First Quarter 2011

The Barbados economy grew by 2.8 percent in the first quarter of 2011 according to the Central Bank of Barbados. The economic recovery was led by a strong tourism market with the main U.K. and U.S. markets showing a significant rebound with a 15 percent and 7 percent increase in arrivals respectively.  The U.K. recovery Continue Reading...