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Publications

Latest Publications

07 Oct
2008

QER June, 2008

Quarterly Economic Review

For economic updates for the quarter ending June 30, 2008, please click on the link for complete viewing.

01 Oct
2008

MEFD August 2008

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Initial data for August highlighted continued moderation in the economic momentum, reflecting a slowdown in the expansion of consumer demand, tempered construction activity and sustained weakness in the tourism sector. Buoyed by a contraction in priv...

09 Sep
2008

MEFD July 2008

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

During the month of July,softness in consumer spending and construction investments continued to restrain economic output growth, amid an environment of increasing price pressures. Money and credit trends featured stable though buoyant liquidity cond...

09 Sep
2008

Quarterly Statistical Digest, August 2008

Quarterly Statistical Digest

QSD August 2008 is now available, for complete viewing of monetary, financial and economic statistics through June 2008, please click on the document below.

13 Aug
2008

MEFD June 2008

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Preliminary indicators for the month of June suggest a mild pace of economic growth, amid relatively moderate levels of foreign investment led construction activity, stable consumer spending and weakened tourism activity. Over the first six months of...

29 Jul
2008

Gross Economic Contribution of the Financial Sector, 2007

Surveys and Other Research Publications

Please download the entire document using the link below for a full overview of the Financial Sector in the Bahamas during 2007.

29 Jul
2008

QER March, 2008

Quarterly Economic Review

For economic updates for the quarter ending March 31, 2008, please click on the link for complete viewing.

07 Jul
2008

MEFD May 2008

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

During May, domestic economic conditions remained mild, amid comparatively lower levels of construction activity, relatively steadied gains in private sector credit and persistent upward pressure in consumer prices. Given slackened real sector activi...

02 Jul
2008

Launch of Survey of Private Pension/Provident Funds (2006 & 2007)

Reports and Survey Forms

The Central Bank is requesting the assistance of pension managers and sponsors in updating the survey on domestic pension plans in The Bahamas. This survey continues to provide useful information on supplementary retirement savings in the private and...

13 Jun
2008

MEFD June 2008

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Preliminary indicators for the month of June suggest a mild pace of economic growth, amid relatively moderate levels of foreign investment led construction activity, stable consumer spending and weakened tourism activity. Over the first six months of...

12 Jun
2008

MEFD April 2008

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Initial data for the month of April indicated continued moderation in output growth, amid weakened construction activity and softness in consumer spending, although first quarter tourism indicators registered gains over the previous year.

10 Jun
2008

Quarterly Statistical Digest, May 2008

Quarterly Statistical Digest

QSD May 2008 is now available, for complete viewing of monetary, financial and economic statistics through March 2008, please click on the document below.

19 May
2008

Annual Report & Statement of Accounts, 2007

Annual Reports

This report includes a comparative review of economic and financial developments in The Bahamas during 2007, a review of trends in Commercial Bank Mortgages and monetary policy developments in The Bahamas in 2007.

06 May
2008

Quarterly Economic Review, December 2007

Quarterly Economic Review

For economic updates for the quarter ending December 31, 2007, please click on the link for complete viewing.

02 May
2008

MEFD March 2008

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Preliminary indicators for the month of March suggested a continuation of a mild economic outturn, supported by relatively stable growth in consumer spending and net tourism inflows; and, as anticipated, with less contribution from foreign investment...