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Economy

The Bahamas has announced an ambitious new programme of tax reforms and spending cuts, but we remain cautious about the government's projections of fiscal surpluses and falling debt-to-GDP... 2013-03-04


Economy

We believe the fiscal position of the Bahamas will deteriorate in 2012 and 2013 due to an increase in government stimulus seen ahead of the parliamentary election held in May, as well... 2012-10-24


Economy

We retain a pessimistic outlook of the Bahamas's near-term growth prospects, as we believe that choppy US economic activity will weigh on the key tourism sector, while an elevated debt... 2012-09-25


Economy

We maintain our forecast for 2.1% real GDP growth in 2011, rising to 2.7% in 2012, as the Bahamas continues to slowly emerge from recession. However, we reiterate our negative outlook... 2012-01-10


Economy

BMI View: We believe the Bahamas's external accounts will remain stable in the coming years, though we forecast the current account deficit to weaken from 10.3% of GDP in 2011 to... 2011-11-29


Economy

While we expect to see the Bahamas' current account deficit widen by end-2011, we believe that the country's strong business environment should keep foreign direct investment inflows... 2011-07-18


Economy

Latin America emerged relatively unscathed, both economically and politically, from the period of surging commodity prices in early 2011. With prices set to moderate in the second... 2011-06-24


Economy

BMI View: While the sale of government-owned assets will keep the Bahamas' fiscal accounts stable in the short term, over the longer term rebalancing is required to ensure that this... 2011-04-19


Economy

BMI View: While not in the same fiscal fix as other Caribbean economies, we believe that the Bahamas' public accounts are in need of rebalancing if the islands' fiscal stability... 2010-12-09


Economy

BMI View: While not in the same fiscal fix as other Caribbean economies, we believe that the Bahamas' public accounts are in need of rebalancing if the islands' fiscal stability... 2010-12-09

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