Caribbean offshore Financial Centers : Past, Present, and Possibilities for the Future

Author/Editor:

Chandima Mendis ; Esther C Suss ; Oral Williams

Publication Date:

May 1, 2002

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The paper reviews the development of offshore financial activities in the English-speaking Caribbean islands and takes stock of the size and status of these sectors today. In view of the heightened concerns of the international community about money laundering, the costs and risks to countries of having or establishing offshore sectors have risen considerably.

Series:

Working Paper No. 02/88

Subject(s):

English

Publication Date:

May 1, 2002

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451851175/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA0882002

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

34

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