St. Kitts and Nevis : Recent Economic Developments

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

December 11, 2000

Electronic Access:

Free Full text (PDF file size is 1924 KB).Use the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this PDF file

Summary:

The sugar industry has contracted severely in 1998 and 1999, by 21 percent and 18 percent, respectively, principally owing to hurricane damage in both years. The sugar industry has continued to perform poorly as the St. Kitts Sugar Manufacturing Corporation (SSMC), the sole producer and exporter of sugar, continued to take heavy losses. The government is currently considering various options for dealing with the problems facing the industry and has initiated a public consultation to seek the views of the populace, using a summary of a World Bank-funded study on the costs and benefits as background.

Series:

Country Report No. 00/157

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

December 11, 2000

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451931891/1934-7685

Stock No:

1KNAEA0012000

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

68

Please address any questions about this title to publications@imf.org