Economic and Financial Statistics

  • Photo of St. Kitts and Nevis joins other CARICOM Member States in observing Caribbean Statistics Day 2018

    St. Kitts and Nevis joins other CARICOM Member States in observing Caribbean Statistics Day 2018

    (SKNIS): Staff from the Department of Statistics in St. Kitts and Nevis used Caribbean Statistics Day (CSD), observed on October 15 under the theme: “Building Resilience of the Caribbean Community”, to engage in a one-day retreat aimed at increasing efficiency and enhancing the working environment.   “The idea is to promote the use of statistics and heighten the interest of…

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  • Photo of Heads of Government endorse Regional Strategy for the Development of Statistics (RSDS)

    Heads of Government endorse Regional Strategy for the Development of Statistics (RSDS)

    The Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have endorsed the framework for the Regional Strategy for the Development of Statistics (RSDS). The RSDS is being developed to strengthen and improve the availability of quality statistics for evidence-based decision-making across the Region. It is considered to be the Region’s gateway to building resilience and achieving sustainable development that is anchored on…

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  • Statistics must play vital role in reconstruction of hurricane-hit islands – Dr. Philomen Harrison

    There is a vital role for statistics to play in the reconstruction of Caribbean islands that were severely damaged by the recent hurricanes that swept through the Region, Project Director, Regional Statistics, Dr. Philomen Harrison said last week. At the opening of several regional Statistics events in the Cayman Islands, Dr. Harrison referred to the “utter desolation” the storms left…

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  • Photo of PM Mitchell pushes collaborative approach to development of high quality statistics

    PM Mitchell pushes collaborative approach to development of high quality statistics

    Prime Minister of Grenada, the Dr. the Hon. Keith Mitchell is on a mission to solicit increased support for the development of quality statistics. His mission comes in the wake of the approval of the CARICOM Statistics Action Plan last year, and as part of efforts to advance the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. The Prime Minister, who is CARICOM’s Lead Head…

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  • Photo of CDB approves US$436.7M country strategy for Trinidad and Tobago

    CDB approves US$436.7M country strategy for Trinidad and Tobago

    The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a country strategy for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago for the period 2017 to 2021. The strategy proposes financial support of US$436.7M from CDB. “This strategy underscores CDB’s longstanding commitment to helping Trinidad and Tobago achieve its development priorities. It will provide focused support that aims to unlock the…

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