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Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

21 Dec
2012

MEFD November 2012

Available indicators of domestic economic activity continue to suggest a modest growth momentum, concentrated in tourism and construction-related foreign investment projects.

13 Dec
2012

MEFD October 2012

Domestic economic activity continued to benefit from mildly positive developments in the tourism and construction sectors; however, the narrow base limited improvements in general employment conditions and the debt profile of the private sector.

09 Nov
2012

MEFD September 2012

Preliminary data suggests a continuation of the economy's mildly positive growth momentum during September, supported largely by tourism sector output, alongside foreign investment and public sector related construction activity.

05 Oct
2012

MEFD August 2012

Domestic economic conditions continued to be shaped by developments in tourism, foreign investment-led construction activity and public sector infrastructure works, although the momentum and depth of the recovery remained below the levels needed to a...

10 Sep
2012

MEFD July 2012

Indications are that the domestic economy continued to experience positive, although mild, growth in July, featuring steady gains in tourism sector output and foreign investment and public sector related construction activity.

03 Aug
2012

MEFD June 2012

Preliminary indications are that the domestic economy maintained a mild growth momentum during the review month, supported by gains in tourism sector output, alongside ongoing public sector and foreign investment-led construction activity.

06 Jul
2012

MEFD May 2012

The Bahamian economy maintained a mild growth momentum in May, supported by ongoing gains in the tourism sector and foreign investment-led growth in construction output.

07 Jun
2012

MEFD April 2012

Indications are that the domestic economy maintained its modest positive trajectory over the month of April. Tourism sector output strengthened, amid increased hotel earnings, while foreign investment and public sector infrastructure projects support...

02 May
2012

MEFD March 2012

Indications are that the domestic economy continued to exhibit modest growth during March, benefitting from steady gains in tourism output and foreign-investment led construction activity.

02 Apr
2012

MEFD February 2012

In the context of improving global economic fundamentals, indications are that the domestic economic recovery was sustained over the review month. Initial data showed gains in key tourism indicators, while foreign investment, combined with public sec...

06 Mar
2012

MEFD January 2012

Indications are that domestic economic conditions maintained a positive trend during the review month, supported by modest gains in tourism output and ongoing foreign and public sector investment projects.

03 Feb
2012

MEFD December 2011

Indications are that the domestic economy maintained a positive, although mild, growth momentum, during the month of December. More favourable foreign investment activity, alongside ongoing public sector infrastructure projects, buoyed construction o...

23 Dec
2011

MEFD November 2011

Preliminary data for the Bahamian economy suggests a continuation of the mild recovery momentum during November, with construction output supported by both foreign investment and public sector infrastructure projects, and tourism activity benefitting...

08 Dec
2011

MEFD October 2011

Amid the heightened uncertainty surrounding the global economic outlook, domestic economic conditions were relatively subdued over the review month. Indications are that tourism output softened, as the downturn in the key air segment overshadowed the...

02 Nov
2011

MEFD September 2011

Despite signs of a modest slowdown in global growth, key domestic indicators suggest a continuation of the positive, although mild and narrow, recovery momentum over the review month.