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Publications

Latest Publications

29 Jul
2019

MEFD, June 2019

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

According to preliminary data, the modest-paced improvement in the domestic economy was sustained over the review period, with tourism sector output remaining buoyant, as evidenced by the continued record growth in high value-added stopover arrivals.

09 Jul
2019

Gross Economic Contribution of The Financial Sector, 2018

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 2018.

09 Jul
2019

Results of Private Pension Plan Survey in The Bahamas 2016 & 2017

Surveys and Other Research Publications

Please download the entire document using the link below for a full overview of Private Pension Plans in the Bahamas during 2016 & 2017.

29 Jun
2019

Monthly Economic and Financial Development, May 2019

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Indications are that the domestic economy maintained its modest pace of expansion over the review period, as increased visitor traffic for the Easter holiday period, sustained the growth in tourism.

25 Jun
2019

MEFD July 2018

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

The domestic economy maintained its mildly positive growth trajectory in July. Gains in the tourism sector were underpinned by improvements in the major source markets, increased high-end room capacity, and an expansion in airlift.

03 Jun
2019

MEFD April 2019

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Preliminary indications are that the domestic economy maintained its modest growth trajectory over the review period. Gains in stopover visitor arrivals during the Easter holiday, supported the expansion in tourism, while activity in the construction...

29 May
2019

Quarterly Statistical Digest - May 2019

Quarterly Statistical Digest

QSD May 2019 is now available. For complete viewing of monetary, financial, fiscal and economic statistics through March 2019, please click on the document below.

02 May
2019

MEFD, March 2019

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Indications are that the domestic economy maintained its modest pace of growth over the review month of March. The sustained increase in stopover visitor arrivals supported gains in tourism sector output, while ongoing medium and small-scale foreign...

30 Apr
2019

Central Bank of The Bahamas 2018 Annual Report

Annual Reports

The Central Bank of The Bahamas is pleased to announce the release of its 2018 Annual Report, which includes a summary of the Bank's operations over the year, an analysis of regulatory developments affecting the financial sector, a review of monetary...

01 Apr
2019

MEFD February 2019

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Indications are that the domestic economy sustained its upward trajectory during the review month, as an increase in long-stay visitor arrivals underpinned the improvement in tourism sector output, while foreign investment-led projects supported acti...

23 Mar
2019

Quarterly Economic Review, December 2018

Quarterly Economic Review

The Central Bank of The Bahamas is pleased to announce the release of its Quarterly Economic Review for the fourth quarter of 2018. The Review provides an examination of the performance of the domestic economy, as well as sectoral developments, princ...

08 Mar
2019

Quarterly Statistical Digest - February 2019

Quarterly Statistical Digest

The Central Bank has for several years, focused on publishing data for the domestic banking system, which includes those financial institutions designated as Resident pursuant to the Exchange Control Regulations.

04 Mar
2019

MEFD January 2019

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Preliminary economic indicators suggest that the Bahamian economy maintained its modest growth pace during January 2019, reflecting gains in the tourism sector and ongoing foreign investment projects.

13 Feb
2019

Financial Sector Survey for Corporate Service Providers

Reports and surveyForms

The Central Bank is pleased to announce the continuation of our annual Financial Sector Survey which was launched in 2000. In addition to the information that the Central Bank has regularly collected on the banking sector's contribution to the econom...

04 Feb
2019

MEFD December 2018

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Indications are that the domestic economy maintained its modest pace of growth in December, and was improved overall for 2018. Output was supported by ongoing gains in tourism, while foreign investment projects continued to fuel construction sector a...