Economy

Government Reports Severe Decline In Revenue Amidst The COVID-19 Pandemic

The Minister of Health, Molwyn Joseph, has reported that the Medical Benefits Scheme (MBS) anticipates that its revenue will decline by $22 million dollars...

Economy Takes Major Hit from COVID-19

Prime Minister of Antigua & Barbuda, Gaston Browne expects the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to fall below previously projected growth.   He said the country’s...

Local Business Owner Says Antigua’s Economic Development Model Similar To Slavery

Local businessman Eaves Ephraim says Antigua, as well as the rest of the region, is following an archaic model of economic development, which is...

Government To Improve Tax Collection Through Legislation And Policy Directives

Information Minister, Melford Nicholas, says the government will be putting significant measures through legislation and policy directives to address all instances of corporate tax...

UPP Spokespersons Call On Gov’t To Consider Salary Distributions In Determining Economic Growth

As Finance Minister Gaston Browne continues to brag about the national rate of growth and residents continue to ask where it is, members of...

A&B Ranked As One Of The Fastest Growing Economies

Antigua and Barbuda was named as one of the fastest-growing economy for 2019 in the Caribbean along with Dominica and Anguilla by the Economic...

Minister of Housing welcomes government’s move to increase country’s housing stock

Minister of Housing, Land and Urban Renewal, the Hon. Maria Browne has welcomed Cabinet’s decision to set aside several 1 to 10-acre parcels of...

Antigua and Barbuda Passport now strongest in the OECS

The Antigua and Barbuda passport is now the strongest in the OECS sub-region of the Caribbean, offering visa free access to 165 jurisdictions across...