The Bahamas: 2013 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release

Publication Date: March 07, 2014
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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(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Fiscal consolidation | Fiscal reforms | Currency pegs | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Bahamas, The

Publication Date: March 07, 2014
ISBN/ISSN: 9781475514797/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1BHSEA2014002 Pages: 57
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