JAMAICA | IMF give thumbs up to Jamaica's economic programme

WASHINGTON, DC, December 8, 2018 -An IMF review of Jamaica's economic programme under the  precautionary Stand-By arrangement, says  “Positive developments continue to sustain Jamaica’s economic reform program. The unemployment rate is at an all-time low of 8.4 percent, with significant gains among women and younger workers. Inflation is in the Bank of Jamaica’s (BOJ) target range of 4–6 percent.

JAMAICA | Marked increase in Social and Capital Expenditure

KINGSTON, Jamaica October 18, 2018 - Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) Co-Chairman, Keith Duncan, says robust tax revenue growth over the last two years is creating the welcome fiscal space that allows for notable increases in Government capital expenditure and social spending.

World Bank, IMF Address Advantages For Fintech For The Future

The “The Bali Fintech Agenda: A Blueprint for Successfully Harnessing World Bank Opportunities” was unveiled to government finance ministers and officials, including central bank representatives, who participated in the 2018 annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group held in Bali, Indonesia, from October 11 to 14.
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