Preliminary overview of the economies of the Caribbean 2021–2022
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This overview examines the economic performance of economies of the Caribbean in 2021 and comprises four chapters. The first chapter provides a comparative analysis across Caribbean economies of the main macroeconomic variables, namely GDP growth, monetary indicators, as well as fiscal and external accounts. The second chapter concludes, while the annex includes individual country briefs that give an overview of the economic situation for the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and a subregional assessment of the countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union.
Abstract .-- Introduction .--- I. Macroeconomic performance. A. Fiscal and debt. B. Monetary policy, domestic credit and inflation. C. External sector .-- II. Conclusion.
SerieStudies and Perspectives Series – The Caribbean No. 114
ECLAC SubtopicsECONOMIC GROWTH ; ECONOMIC INDICATORS AND PROJECTIONS ; FISCAL AFFAIRS ; MACROECONOMICS
United Nations SubtopicsECONOMIC CONDITIONS ; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ; MACROECONOMICS ; FISCAL POLICY ; MONETARY POLICY ; UNEMPLOYMENT ; INFLATION ; PUBLIC DEBT ; INTERNATIONAL TRADE ; ECONOMIC GROWTH ; ECONOMIC INDICATORS
Country / RegionCARIBBEAN REGION