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01 Mar
2018

Quarterly Statistical Digest - February 2018

Quarterly Statistical Digest

QSD February 2018 is now available. For complete viewing of monetary, financial and economic statistics through December 2017, please click on the document below.

26 Feb
2018

MEFD January 2018

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Indications are that the domestic economy sustained its modest improvement in January, reflecting the strengthening in tourism sector output, combined with foreign investment-led construction activity.

31 Jan
2018

MEFD December 2017

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Preliminary indicators suggest that domestic economic activity continued to improve gradually during the review period. Growth in visitor departures from the country's main airport supported gains in tourism sector output, while foreign investment-re...

27 Dec
2017

MEFD November 2017

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Indications are that the domestic economy improved modestly during the review month in comparison to 2016, as increased visitor arrivals and a boost in hotel capacity, contributed to gains in tourism output.

19 Dec
2017

Quarterly Economic Review, September 2017

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 2017. The Review provides an examination of the performance of the domestic economy, as well as sectoral developments, princi...

13 Dec
2017

Quarterly Statistical Digest, November 2017

Quarterly Statistical Digest

QSD November 2017 is now available. For complete viewing of monetary, financial and economic statistics through September 2017, please click on the document below.

05 Dec
2017

MEFD October 2017

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Indications are that domestic economic activity stayed mildly positive over the review month, with the tourism sector showing signs of improvement, while construction sector output continued to be supported by foreign direct investment-related projec...

30 Oct
2017

MEFD September 2017

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Preliminary evidence suggests that domestic output trends remained mildly positive during the review period, as the construction sector continued to benefit from foreign investment projects, as well as post hurricane rebuilding activities. However, t...

03 Oct
2017

MEFD August 2017

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Preliminary indications are that domestic economic growth remained relatively subdued during the review month, reflecting the sustained softness in tourism; although activity in the construction sector continued to be supported by foreign investment-...

25 Sep
2017

Quarterly Economic Review, June 2017

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 2017. The review provides an examination of the domestic economy's performance, as well as sectoral developments”principally...

07 Sep
2017

Quarterly Statistical Digest, August 2017

Quarterly Statistical Digest

QSD August 2017 is now available. For complete viewing of monetary, financial and economic statistics through June 2017, please click on the document below.

04 Sep
2017

MEFD July 2017

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Indications are that domestic economic conditions remained subdued during the review month, reflecting the ongoing softness in tourism output, while foreign investment projects and hurricane repair activities continued to support construction activit...

31 Jul
2017

MEFD June 2017

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Preliminary evidence suggests that domestic economic activity remained mildly positive during the month of June, as output in the construction sector continued to be buoyed by foreign investment projects, and to a lesser extent, public sector rebuild...

07 Jul
2017

Gross Economic Contribution of the Financial Sector, 2016

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 2016.

06 Jul
2017

Quarterly Economic Review, March 2017

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 2017. The Review provides an examination of the domestic economic performance, as well as sectoral developments, principally...