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Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

04 Oct
2004

August 2004

Indications are that the tourism sector's strong momentum continued to support healthy growth in the Bahamian economy during the first eight months of 2004, with gains evidenced in both the monthly and cumulative pickup in foreign currency inflows th...

29 Oct
2004

September 2004

While indications are that tourism's momentum continued to support healthy growth in the economy during the first nine months of 2004, September's falloff in activity as a result of Hurricanes Frances and Jeanne was particularly marked, culminating i...

29 Nov
2004

MEFD: October 2004

In October, the economy continued to recover from the setbacks of the September hurricanes, amid initial signs of re-insurance inflows and some seasonal rebound in tourism. While in comparison to October 2003, less demand stimulus originated from pri...

03 Jan
2005

MEFD: November 2004

Monthly Economic and Financial Developments for the month of November 2004.

30 Jan
2005

MEFD: December 2004

Monthly Economic and Financial Developments for the month of December 2004.

28 Feb
2005

MEFD: January 2005

Monthly Economic and Financial Developments for the month of January 2005.

04 Apr
2005

MEFD February 2005

Monthly Economic and Financial Developments for the month of February 2005.

02 May
2005

MEFD: March 2005

Monthly Economic and Financial Developments for the month of March 2005.

30 May
2005

MEFD: April 2005

Monthly Economic and Financial Developments for the month of April 2005.

04 Jul
2005

MEFD: May 2005

Preliminary data for the first five months of 2005 indicate that the Bahamian economy continued to strengthen, underpinned by intensifying foreign investments which more than compensated for abated tourism receipts. Meanwhile, accelerated credit expa...

02 Aug
2005

MEFD: June 2005

Monthly Economic and Financial Developments for the month of June 2005.

29 Aug
2005

MEFD July 2005

Prospects for the Bahamian economy for the second half of 2005 and 2006 remain generally favourable, reinforced by foreign investment inflows in tourism-related projects and construction for both the domestic residential and the foreign second homes...

05 Oct
2005

MEFD August 2005

Preliminary indications are that economic conditions remained favourable during the first eight months of the year, fueled by robust private sector credit demand, which supported domestic expenditures, particularly for residential construction activi...

03 Nov
2005

MEFD September 2005

Preliminary outlook for the month of September indicate that brisk residential construction investments provided a significant contribution to domestic economic activity, as preliminary indications suggest less buoyant tourism output due largely to t...

29 Nov
2005

MEFD October 2005

Domestic economic developments for the month of October highlighted continued expansion in the construction sector, alongside robust growth in private sector demand as evidenced by increased mortgage and consumer lending. Indications are that the slo...