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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...

03 Jul
2017

MEFD May 2017

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Preliminary data suggests that domestic economic activity was relatively subdued during the review month, reflecting the softness in tourism activity, while foreign direct investment projects continued to support construction sector output.

19 Jun
2017

Quarterly Statistical Digest, May 2017

Quarterly Statistical Digest

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

29 May
2017

MEFD April 2017

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Indications are that the domestic economy expanded mildly during April, supported by modest gains in the tourism sector, which benefitted from the hosting of a number of sporting and cultural events.

09 May
2017

Annual Report & Statement of Accounts, 2016

Annual Reports

The Central Bank of The Bahamas is pleased to announce the release of its 2016 Annual Report, which comprises a summary of the Bank's operations over the year, an analysis of regulatory developments affecting the financial sector, a review of monetar...

01 May
2017

MEFD March 2017

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Domestic economic activity was mildly improved during the review period, as work on foreign investment projects and to a lesser extent post-hurricane rebuilding activity, supported more construction sector output than in 2016; however, indications ar...

03 Apr
2017

MEFD February 2017

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Domestic economic conditions remained subdued during the month of February, reflecting the ongoing softness in tourism activity; however, construction sector output continued to be supported by a number of varied-scale foreign investment projects”inc...

13 Mar
2017

Quarterly Economic Review, December 2016

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 2016. The review provides an examination of the domestic economic performance, as well as sectoral developments, principally...

03 Mar
2017

Quarterly Statistical Digest, February 2017

Quarterly Statistical Digest

QSD February 2017 is now available. For complete viewing of monetary, financial and economic statistics through December 2016, please click on the document below.

24 Feb
2017

MEFD January 2017

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

Preliminary indicators suggest that domestic economic activity remained soft during January. This reflected subdued tourism gains, which dampened strengthened construction output from the post hurricane rebuilding efforts and stimulus from varied-sca...

31 Jan
2017

Annual Survey Of Pension And Provident Funds In The Bahamas 2016

Reports and surveyForms

he Central Bank, as part of its continuing efforts to monitor and analyze the overall health of the financial sector, has launched a revised survey to obtain information on the assets, liabilities and operations of the various pension schemes in the...

30 Jan
2017

MEFD December 2016

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

The mild pace of domestic economic activity was maintained during the final month of the year, as construction output continued to be supported by foreign investment and post hurricane rebuilding projects, while the tourism sector benefited from an u...

20 Jan
2017

Financial Sector Survey 2016

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...

22 Dec
2016

MEFD November 2016

Monthly Economic and Financial Development Report

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...