Economy

New Deputy Central Bank Governor Excited About Regional Transformation

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Newly appointed Deputy Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Dr Valda Henry, is excited about the prospects of transforming the Eastern Caribbean...

PM predicts 10% economic growth in 2022

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne is predicting a return to a high level of growth in the Antigua and Barbuda economic next year. Browne was speaking...

Browne chairs Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting

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Last Tuesday, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Corporate Governance and Public-Private Partnerships, the Hon. Gaston Browne, chaired the 2021 Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting...

Seven of the nine major supermarket food group indexes increased in the last 12...

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The Statistics Division, under the Ministry of Finance and Corporate Governance releases the CPI for Sep 2021   Year-on-Year Analysis   The All Items index rose 2.1% for...

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Economy, Experts Discuss Robust Recovery Strategies to Build...

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The United Progressive Party (UPP) will launch Tackling Covid 19: The Impact on the Economy on Tuesday October 19, 2021 at 7:30 PM. This...

UWI’S First Global Climate-Smart Institute

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The Caribbean now has its own Global Institute for Climate-Smart and Resilient Development resourced by leading experts from The University of the West Indies...

CIBC FirstCaribbean To Sell Its Banking Assets In Four OECS Countries And Aruba

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FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, FirstCaribbean International Bank (Barbados) Limited (“FCIB Barbados”), has agreed to sell its banking assets...

Special Economic Zone land not owned by government, documents prove

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne has shared the follow information: Below are the facts about the Seaforth land ownership of which Mr Harold Li-vell has accused...

Antigua Opposition urges population to reject new SEZ plan

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The leader of the main opposition, United Progressive Party (UPP), Harold Lovell, is urging the population to reject a new government policy which details...

Governor Antoine Underscores Importance of Monetary Stability

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Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Timothy N. J. Antoine has underscored the importance of monetary stability and what this means for...

CNN’s Richard Quest interviews PM Browne on COVID situation

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https://youtu.be/MXB_QH1OuSA "We've been following the vaccination numbers in the United States, Canada and the UK - those are our principal source markets." Prime Minister of...

Prime Minister Gaston Browne says Antigua could fully reopen later this year despite the...

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne has made it clear that Antigua and Barbuda will reopen later this year even though the 80,000 vaccination mark has...

Barbuda wants its promised share of US$ 25M CDB loan

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https://youtu.be/akEOeqS5uxg The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved loans of US$25 million to Antigua and Barbuda and US$7.5 million to Anguilla to counter COVID-19 fallout and support...