The Bahamas : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publication Date:

March 7, 2014

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights economic developments and policies in The Bahamas. The paper focuses on policies to secure fiscal, external, and the financial sector stability, and strengthen medium-term growth. It outlines that the authorities need to implement comprehensive policies to restrict the central government deficit and reduce debt to comfortable levels. It suggests that economic activity in The Bahamas is expected to pick up more strongly from 2014 onward as the U.S. recovery accelerates and The Bahamas starts operations. Also, investment is projected to remain strong in the near future.

Series:

Country Report No. 14/75

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

March 7, 2014

ISBN/ISSN:

9781475514797/1934-7685

Stock No:

1BHSEA2014002

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

57

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