Barbados Analysis

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Risk Summary - Barbados - MAR 2015

Barbados' Short-Term Political Risk Index (STPRI) rose this month to 72.7 from 68.8 previously. This continues to be bolstered by a strong security situation and ability for the government to implement policy. Barbados now scores above the regional average of 68.8 due to these reasons. However, weak social stability weighs on the country's assessment. There is potential for increased problems...

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Risk Summary - Barbados - FEB 2015

Barbados' Short-Term Political Risk Index (STPRI) went unchanged this month, remaining at 68.8. This continues to be bolstered by a strong security situation and ability for the government to...

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Economic Analysis - Pace Of Fiscal Consolidation To Slow After 2015 - FEB 2015

Barbados' budget deficit will narrow further in the coming years, although a reliance on politically difficult budget cuts will result in a slower pace of fiscal consolidation after 2015. Improving fiscal dynamics will also forestall additional credit rating downgrades, which will allow for cheaper refinancing of the existing debt stock.

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Risk Summary - Barbados - JAN 2015

Barbados' Short-Term Political Risk Index (STPRI) held steady at 68.8 this month, placing the country 14th out of 22 countries in the Caribbean. Social stability is likely to remain a weak point...

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Risk Summary - Barbados - DEC 2014

Barbados' Short-Term Political Risk Index (STPRI) held steady at 68.8 this month, placing the country 14th out of 22 countries in the Caribbean. Barbados' lowest score in the STPRI comes in the...

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