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Central Bank release economic report for May – PDF

According to The Central Bank of The Bahamas’ latest report, indications are that the domestic economy maintained its modest pace of expansion during May, as increased visitor traffic for the Easter holiday period, sustained the growth in tourism, while ongoing medium and small-scale foreign investment projects supported activity in the construction sector. Read the report here. 

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

According to The Central Bank of The Bahamas’ latest report, indications are that the domestic economy maintained its modest pace of expansion during May, as increased visitor traffic for the Easter holiday period, sustained the growth in tourism, while ongoing medium and small-scale foreign investment projects supported activity in the construction sector.


Inflation rose modestly during the twelve months to March, reflecting the pass-through effects of the increase in the value added tax (VAT) rate in prior periods. In monetary developments, bank liquidity declined over the review period, amid an increase in credit-mainly to the Government-while deposits firmed mildly.

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Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis arrived in St Lucia yesterday for the 40th Regular Meeting of Heads of Government of CARICOM.

The Small Business Development Centre has facilitated the disbursement of over $1 million to Bahamian micro, small and medium-sized enterprises and is on target to provide an additional million to ten other entrepreneurs before its first anniversary this September.

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