Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), today announced the formation of two external advisory groups consisting of economic, financial, and public policy experts to inform the IMF’s 2020 Comprehensive Surveillance Review (CSR).
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.
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.
Kingston, Jamaica, Aug. 24, 2018: The Parliamentary PNP Opposition is today lashing out at the Holness administration and expressing major concerns over its adoption of a new exchange rate policy, now being described as a “pure free float” of the Jamaican dollar, which is causing panic in the society.
Kingston, Jamaica – 04 August 2018: The Economic Programme Oversight Committee is reporting that Fiscal and International Reserves targets are on track. However, inflation is at 3.1 percent as at May 2018, which dropped to 2.8% as at June 2018 and remains below the IMF SBA programme target of 3.5% – 6.5%.
GRENADA, July 25, 2018 - The Executive Directors of the International Monetary Fund, have commended the Grenada Government for implementing sound policies leading to a strong economic and fiscal performance and sustained debt reduction.
WASHINGTON, DC, July 24, 2018 - Despite protracted uncertainty related to trade and immigration issues, the International Monetary Fund, says supported by higher U.S. growth, economic prospects for the Caribbean are generally improving.