Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Economy

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...

Gaston Browne government holds meaningful discussions with United Nations General Assembly President

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The President of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Volkan Bozk?r, visited Antigua and Barbuda from 22 to 24...

Pace of immunisation, new variants accompanied by new lockdowns, curfews and travel protocols have...

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Communiqué of the 99th Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank   The Ninety-Ninth Meeting of the Monetary Council of the...

Dominican Dr Valda Henry Selected As Next ECCB Deputy Governor

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Following an open process supported by SRI Executive Search and a report from the Monetary Council appointed Selection Panel, which interviewed the shortlisted candidates,...

Food Prices Increase By 2% Over The Last Twelve Months In Antigua and Barbuda

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The Statistics Division, under the Ministry of Finance and Corporate Governance releases the CPI for June 2021   Year-on-Year Analysis   The All Items index rose 0.6% for...

UK and CARICOM hold engagement on access to finance

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On 15 July 2021, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the United Kingdom co-hosted a virtual dialogue on the issue of access to finance. The...