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Economic Analysis - Falling Oil Output To Hamper Growth - DEC 2014

Belize's economy will be hampered by falling oil production in the coming years, underpinning our forecast that real GDP growth will average a tepid 2.5% annual expansion through 2018. Indeed, although stronger tourist arrivals from the US and rising sugar prices will provide modest support for the economy, but this will largely be offset by weaker exports and higher unemployment.

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Risk Summary - Trinidad & Tobago - DEC 2014

Trinidad & Tobago (T&T)'s score of 58.8 in our Short-Term Political Risk Index held steady this month, placing the twin islands well below the Caribbean average of 68.4. One of the factors...

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Risk Summary - Puerto Rico - DEC 2014

Puerto Rico's Short-Term Political Risk Index (STPRR) score of 61.5 out of 100 remains unchanged this month, below the Caribbean average score of 68.4. Puerto Rico's STPRR is weighed down by a low...

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Risk Summary - Jamaica - DEC 2014

Jamaica's Short-Term Political Risk Index (STPRI) of66.0 is bolstered by strong policymaking scores, due to the recent dominance of the ruling People National Party. The party boasts a strong...

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