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Central Bank of Barbados Report on Economic Performance

The Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Dr. DeLisle Worrell, has said that the country is doing better than most given the challenging economic climate. In a recent press conference, he described the economic impact of the global downturn as “the most difficult economic environment we have faced.” He said that the challenges were 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...

Prospects and Challenges for Offshore Financial Centres

The Barbados Economics Society hosted a discussion entitled “Prospects and Challenges for Offshore Financial Centres” at the Tom Adams Financial Centre. During the discussion, attorney-at-law Dr. Trevor Carmichael, Q.C. shared his expert opinion and insight into the international business sector in Barbados.  A specialist in international business law, he has played a key leadership role Continue Reading...