Bridgetown, Barbados – May 11, 2016 (Photo: iStock/Marina113)

LATEST: At the request of the newly elected Government of Barbados, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Bert van Selm visited Bridgetown July 2–12, for discussions on IMF financial support for the Government of Barbados’s Economic Recovery and Transformation plan.
Read the statement (July 13, 2018)

The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on January 26, 2018. Listed below are items related to Barbados.

At a Glance

  • 2018 Projected Real GDP (% Change) : -0.5
  • 2018 Projected Consumer Prices (% Change): 4.2
  • Country Population: 0.282 million
  • Date of Membership: December 29, 1970
  • Article IV/Country Report: May 30, 2018
  • Special Drawing Rights (SDR): 12.47 million
  • Quota (SDR): 94.5 million
  • Number of Arrangements since membership: 2

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