Saturday, October 16, 2021

Economy

Trevor Brathwaite Demits Office as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank

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After 15 and one half years of service to the people of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU), Trevor Brathwaite demitted office as Deputy...

PM Browne to participate in OAS Permanent Council’s Celebration of the Twentieth Anniversary of...

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Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne will on Friday participate in the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) special virtual meeting, at...

Lovell says Social Security should get out of rented buildings to save money to...

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Former Finance Minister Harold Lovell says the cash strapped Social Security Board of Control should not be renting buildings costing it EC$ 750,000 a...

Lovell on Social Security: Just Fix It!

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United Progressive Party leader Harold Lovell says only an immediate and massive cash injection can save the Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Scheme. Pensioners are...

PM: Strain to pay salaries and wages increases month-by-month

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne says it is becoming more difficult to pay salaries and wages. He says however, salaries and wages for the month of...

Prices for several food items saw major increases in the last 12 months

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The Statistics Division, under the Ministry of Finance and Corporate Governance releases the CPI for July 2021. Year-on-Year Analysis The All Items index rose 2.3% for...

Pension payments delayed

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The Antigua & Barbuda Social Security Board (ABSSB) wishes to apologise for the undue delay of pension payments for July 2021. The ABSSB is heavily...

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) predicts growth in the Antigua...

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(August 31, 2021) Latin America and the Caribbean will grow in 2021, although the pandemic remains present and the crisis worsened the region’s long-standing structural...

EC$5 Polymer Banknote in Circulation in Antigua and Barbuda

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The new EC$5 polymer banknote is now available in Antigua and Barbuda.   The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has issued the new notes to the...

BREAKING: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2021 Article IV Consultation with Antigua and Barbuda

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On July 28, 2021, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation  with Antigua and Barbuda. Antigua and Barbuda has...

BETTER DAYS: 10% growth predicted for Antigua and Barbuda next year

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Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Gaston Browne is predicting a return to growth for the local economy next year. He made a prediction on...

ECCB Encourages Financial Preparedness for Natural Disasters

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The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is encouraging the citizens and residents of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union to be financially prepared to respond...

Government remains committed to meeting Salaries, Wages and Pensions

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Acting Accountant General in the Department of the Treasury, Mr. Ickford Roberts today announced that Public Servants have begun receiving salaries for the month...