Barbados : Financial System Stability Assessment

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publication Date:

February 12, 2014

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper discusses key findings of the Financial System Stability Assessment Report on Barbados. Barbados has a relatively well-developed financial system, including a large offshore sector. The onshore system is dominated by large, regionally active banks. Banking services to the population are also provided by the credit union sector. With a deteriorating fiscal situation and weak growth prospects, Barbados faces considerable macroeconomic vulnerabilities. Although the financial system does not appear to be a source of immediate risk, its position appears to be deteriorating, with implications for systemic stability.

Series:

Country Report No. 14/53

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

February 12, 2014

ISBN/ISSN:

9781484300404/1934-7685

Stock No:

1BRBEA2014002

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

64

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