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Projected % Change
   2014  2015
Real GDP -1.1 1.4
Consumer Prices 2.1 2.2
Source: World Economic Outlook (October 2014)
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St. Lucia and the IMF
Updated October 11, 2014

Show all items sorted by date | Annual Meetings Speeches (6) | Article IV Staff Reports (7) | IMFC Statements (7) | Mission Concluding Statements (1) | News Briefs (1) | Press Releases (11) | Public Information Notices (10) | Publications (21) 
Annual Meetings Speeches
September 19, 2006 -- Statement by the Hon. Conrad Enrill, Governor of the World Bank Group for Trinidad and Tobago, on behalf of the Joint Caribbean Group at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 25, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Denzil Douglas, Governor of the World Bank for St. Kitts and Nevis, on behalf of the Joint Caribbean Group, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Anthony Boatswain, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Grenada, on behalf of the Joint Carribean Group, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
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September 27, 2000 -- Statement by the Hon. Ambrose George, Governor of the IMF for Dominica, on behalf of the Commonwealth Caribbean States who are members of Caricom
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September 29, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Ralph Fonseca, Governor of the IMF for Belize, on behalf of the Joint Carribean Group, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. William C. Allen, Governor of the IMF for The Bahamas on behalf of the Caricom Countries, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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Article IV Staff Reports
April 09, 2010 -- St. Lucia: Staff Report for the 2010 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 10/92
October 06, 2008 -- St. Lucia: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement, and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion.
Series: Country Report No. 08/329
September 13, 2006 -- St. Lucia: 2005 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion.
Series: Country Report No. 06/325
December 08, 2004 -- St. Lucia: 2003 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for St. Lucia
Series: Country Report No. 04/397
May 23, 2003 -- St. Lucia: 2002 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for St. Lucia
Series: Country Report No. 03/137
January 30, 2002 -- St. Lucia: 2000 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for St. Lucia
Series: Country Report No. 02/13
January 30, 2002 -- St. Lucia: 2000 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for St. Lucia
Series: Country Report No. 02/13
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IMFC Statements
October 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 219Kb
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 177Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance,Department of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 374Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by James Michael Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 302Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by James Michael Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 357Kb
September 24, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by James Michael Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Department of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 250Kb
April 16, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by James Michael Flaherty Minister of Finance, Department of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 386Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by James Michael Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Department of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 354Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance for Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 355Kb
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 121Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 319Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance for Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 207Kb
October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by James Michael Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 196Kb
April 14, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by the The Honorable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance for Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 191Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance for Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 276Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable James Michael Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 735Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance of Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 338Kb
October 02, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance of Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 600Kb
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance of Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 73Kb
September 21, 2003 -- Statement by the Honourable John Manley, Minister of Finance of Canada, given on the Occasion of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
Representing the Constituency consisting of Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
April 12, 2003 -- IMFC Statement by John Manley, Minister of Finance, Canada, April 12, 2003
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by the Honourable John Manley, Minister of Finance of Canada, to the IMFC Meeting, Washington, D.C., September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
April 20, 2002 -- Statement by the Honourable Paul Martin Minister of Finance and Governor of the IMF for Canada, to the International Monetary and Finance Committee, Washington, D.C., August 20, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by the Honourable Paul Martin Minister of Finance of Canada, to the International Monetary and Finance Committee, Ottawa, November 17, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
April 29, 2001 -- Statement by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance and Governor of the IMF for Canada
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
April 16, 2000 -- International Monetary and Financial Committee Statement by The Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance and Governor of the IMF for Canada, April 16, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
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Mission Concluding Statements
July 25, 2005 -- Saint Lucia -- Joint Statement by the Government of Saint Lucia and IMF Staff at the Conclusion of the 2005 Article IV Consultation Discussions
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
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News Briefs
August 31, 2001 -- Corrected: News Brief: IMF to Coordinate New Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Center
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Press Releases
December 12, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Mission to St. Lucia
August 18, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Mission to St. Lucia
January 12, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$8.2 Million in Emergency Assistance for St. Lucia
December 21, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Announces Staff-Level Agreement with St. Lucia on Emergency Financing of About US$8 Million
February 19, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement of the IMF Staff at the Conclusion of the 2010 Article IV Discussions with St. Lucia
July 27, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$10.7 Million Disbursement for St. Lucia Under the Exogenous Shocks Facility
February 18, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Mission on ECCU Common Policies: Discussions with St. Lucia
July 08, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Staff at the Conclusion of the 2008 Article IV Consultation Discussions with St. Lucia
November 14, 2007 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Mission on ECCU Policies: Discussions with St. Lucia
July 23, 2007 -- Press Release: IMF Statement at the Conclusion of the 2007 Article IV Consultation Discussions with St. Lucia
April 29, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Staff Mission on the 2005 ECCU Regional Discussions
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Public Information Notices
March 12, 2013 -- St. Lucia: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
April 02, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with St. Lucia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
September 16, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with St. Lucia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
January 04, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with St. Lucia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 09, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with St. Lucia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 15, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with St. Lucia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 09, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with St. Lucia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 28, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Discussion on the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 29, 2001 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with St. Lucia
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
April 08, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with St. Lucia
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
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Publications
September 09, 2011 -- St. Lucia-Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Emergency Natural Disaster Assistance-Staff Report, Staff Supplement, Press Release and Statement by the Executive Director for St. Lucia
Series: Country Report No. 11/278
August 14, 2009 -- St. Lucia: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for St. Lucia.
Series: Country Report No. 09/257
October 06, 2008 -- St. Lucia: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 08/330
February 15, 2008 -- St. Lucia
Series: Country Report No. 08/67
February 15, 2008 -- St. Lucia: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 08/68
March 06, 2007 -- Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: 2006 Regional Discussions - Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion on the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union
Series: Country Report No. 07/96
September 13, 2006 -- St. Lucia: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 06/326
December 08, 2004 -- St. Lucia: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 04/401
July 01, 2004 -- Caribbean Business Cycles
Author/Editor: Cashin, Paul
Series: Working Paper No. 04/136
May 23, 2003 -- St. Lucia: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 03/138
May 23, 2003 -- St. Lucia: Debt Sustainability Analysis
Series: Country Report No. 03/139
March 28, 2003 -- Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Discussions with Regional Institutions-Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 03/87
September 01, 2002 -- Trade and Integration in the Caribbean
Author/Editor: Egoumé-Bossogo, Philippe | Mendis, Chandima
Series: Working Paper No. 02/148
May 01, 2002 -- Caribbean Offshore Financial Centers: Past, Present, and Possibilities for the Future
Author/Editor: Suss, Esther C. | Williams, Oral | Mendis, Chandima
Series: Working Paper No. 02/88
May 01, 2002 -- Caribbean Offshore Financial Centers: Past, Present, and Possibilities for the Future
Author/Editor: Suss, Esther C. | Williams, Oral | Mendis, Chandima
Series: Working Paper No. 02/88
January 30, 2002 -- St. Lucia: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 02/14
January 30, 2002 -- St. Lucia: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 02/14
August 01, 2001 -- Financial System Soundness in the Caribbean: An Initial Assessment
Author/Editor: Worrell, DeLisle | Cherebin, Desiree | Polius, Tracy
Series: Working Paper No. 01/123
August 01, 2001 -- Financial System Soundness in the Caribbean: An Initial Assessment
Author/Editor: Worrell, DeLisle | Cherebin, Desiree | Polius, Tracy
Series: Working Paper No. 01/123
May 05, 1999 -- St. Lucia - Statistical Annex
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/38
January 23, 1997 -- St. Lucia - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/139