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Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

22 Dec
2016

MEFD November 2016

Indications are that domestic economic activity remained mild during the review period, as tourism output softened, while the ongoing recovery from the effects of Hurricane Mathew”which impacted one in three households”along with a number of varied-s...

29 Nov
2016

MEFD October 2016

Domestic developments for the month of October were dominated by the passage of Hurricane Matthew, which resulted in significant damage to both private and public sector infrastructure in the main centres of New Providence and Grand Bahama.

02 Nov
2016

MEFD September 2016

Despite signs of stability during the month of September, the passage of hurricane Matthew in the first week of October caused significant disruption in economic activity in The Bahamas' two major economic centres, New Providence and Grand Bahama.

03 Oct
2016

MEFD August 2016

Indications are that domestic economic activity was relatively weak during the review period. Notably, the tourism sector's performance remained subdued, while foreign investment projects provided some impetus for the construction sector, although su...

05 Sep
2016

MEFD July 2016

Indications are that domestic economic conditions remained mildly positive over the review period, characterised by continued foreign investment-led construction activity, while the impulses from the tourism sector were modest.

03 Aug
2016

MEFD June 2016

Preliminary indicators showed that domestic economic activity remained relatively mild during the review month, amid modest impulses from the tourism sector. Also foreign investment projects continued to support output in the construction sector.

04 Jul
2016

MEFD May 2016

Domestic economic conditions remained relatively subdued over the review period, amid signs of the softness in tourism output, while a number of varied-scale foreign investment projects provided support to the construction sector.

27 May
2016

MEFD April 2016

Initial evidence suggests that domestic economic activity remained subdued during the review period, reflecting the weakness in tourism output, while construction sector developments continued to be underpinned by tourism-related foreign investment p...

03 May
2016

MEFD March 2016

Preliminary economic indicators suggest that economic conditions remained relatively subdued over the review period, amid tempered tourism sector activity, while several varied-scale foreign investment projects supported construction sector output. I...

06 Apr
2016

MEFD February 2016

Preliminary evidence suggests that the domestic economy continued to expand at a modest pace during the month of February, reflecting growth in tourism output, while foreign investment-led projects supported activity in the construction sector.

08 Mar
2016

MEFD January 2016

Buoyed mainly by the growth in tourism sector output and positive impulses from foreign investment-related construction activity, indications are that the domestic economy sustained its growth trajectory in January.

03 Feb
2016

MEFD December 2015

Preliminary indicators suggest that the mild growth in the domestic economy was maintained during the month of December, mainly reflecting modest gains in tourism sector output, while foreign investment projects continued to support construction acti...

23 Dec
2015

MEFD November 2015

Provisional indicators suggest that the domestic economy continued to expand at a modest pace during the review period, underpinned by gains in tourism output over the start of the key winter season, while construction activity benefited from several...

29 Nov
2015

MEFD October 2015

Indications are that the economy's mildly positive growth momentum was sustained during the review month, as tourism sector output benefitted from the ongoing strengthening in the stopover segment, while foreign investment projects supported construc...

10 Nov
2015

MEFD September 2015

Preliminary indications are that the domestic economy sustained its mild growth path during the month of September, based on modest gains in tourism output, and on-going foreign investment-led projects which supported construction activity.