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Preparing from the G20 Leaders Summit

G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

The G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' will meet in Chengdu on July 23-24. Click here for an Executive Summary of the note prepared by the IMF Staff for those meetings…

World Economic Outlook (WEO) Update

Uncertainty in the Aftermath of the U.K. Referendum

The IMF has released the July 2016 update to the World Economic Outlook.

Highlights:

  • Before the June 23 vote in the United Kingdom in favor of leaving the European Union, economic data and financial market developments suggested…

Tax Design for Inclusive Economic Growth

A new OECD report says Governments should use tax systems to drive an inclusive growth agenda – one that seeks to boost growth while sharing the benefits more evenly within society.

The report - Tax Design for Inclusive Economic Growth - examines the role that tax systems play in promoting…

Education for a Modern Bahamas

Today, the Hon. Jerome Kennedy Fitzgerald M.P., Minister of Education, Science and Technology, commended the "Bill To Establish the University of The Bahamas" to the Bahamas Parliament for its second reading and passage.

He noted that having a [University of The…

37th Regular Meeting – CARICOM Heads of Government

The review of the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) Single Market Economy (CSME), free movement of labour, security and the budding relationship between Chile and the regional body were among the top priorities at the [37th Regular Meeting of the Conference of the Heads of Government of…

The Bahamas Promoted at International Forum

Minister of Financial Services the Hon. C.V. Hope Strachan, M.P., led a delegation from the Ministry to the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Global Congress June 30 to July 1, 2016 in Amsterdam, Holland. The Ministry of Financial Services was a silver sponsor of the event. …