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Latest Publications

21 Dec
2018

MEFD November 2018

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Preliminary economic indicators suggest that the modest growth in the Bahamian economy persisted during November, supported by gains in tourism sector output, while foreign investment projects continued to provide the impetus for construction sector...

20 Dec
2018

Quarterly Economic Review, September 2018

Quarterly Economic Review

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

07 Dec
2018

Quarterly Statistical Digest, November 2018

Quarterly Statistical Digest

QSD November 2018 is now available. For complete viewing of monetary, financial and economic statistics through September 2018, please click on the document below.

03 Dec
2018

MEFD October 2018

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Indications are that the domestic economy continued to show modest signs of improvement over the review period, benefiting from growth in the tourism sector and relatively stable foreign direct investment activity.

29 Oct
2018

MEFD September 2018

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

The domestic economy's mild growth trajectory was maintained during September. Activity was underpinned by the ongoing gains in tourism, amid increases in high-end hotel inventory and airline seat capacity, while construction sector output was driven...

25 Sep
2018

Quarterly Economic Review, June 2018

Quarterly Economic Review

The Central Bank of The Bahamas is pleased to announce the release of its Quarterly Economic Review for the Second Quarter of 2018. The Review provides an examination of the domestic economy's performance, as well as sectoral developments, principall...

13 Sep
2018

Quarterly Statistical Digest, August 2018

Quarterly Statistical Digest

QSD August 2018 is now available. For complete viewing of monetary, financial and economic statistics through June 2018, please click on the document below.

30 Jul
2018

MEFD June 2018

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Indications are that the domestic economy sustained its positive growth trajectory over the review period. Activity in the tourism sector continued to improve, supported by increased high-end room capacity, new airline routes and strengthened economi...

02 Jul
2018

MEFD May 2018

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Developments within the domestic economy remained largely positive during the review period of May 2018, as tourism indicators continued to trend upwards, while foreign investment projects supported construction-related activity.

01 Jul
2018

MEFD August 2018

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Preliminary indicators suggest that the economy's modest growth rate was sustained over the review period, buoyed by gains in tourism sector metrics and positive impulses from foreign investment-led construction activity.

25 Jun
2018

Gross Economic Contribution of The Financial Sector, 2017

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 2017.

22 Jun
2018

Quarterly Economic Review, March 2018

Quarterly Economic Review

The Central Bank of The Bahamas is pleased to announce the release of its Quarterly Economic Review for the First Quarter of 2018. The Review provides an examination of the domestic economic performance, as well as sectoral developments, principally...

08 Jun
2018

Quarterly Statistical Digest, May 2018

Quarterly Statistical Digest

QSD May 2018 is now available. For complete viewing of monetary, financial and economic statistics through March 2018, please click on the document below.

04 Jun
2018

MEFD April 2018

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Indications are that the modest growth in the Bahamian economy was sustained during the month of April, benefitting from an improvement in tourism output, while varied-scale foreign investment projects continued to support construction activity.

01 May
2018

MEFD March 2018

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Preliminary economic indicators suggest that the domestic economy continued to expand modestly during the month of March. Increased holiday-related travel contributed to gains in tourism output, while foreign investment projects buoyed construction s...