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Economy

We expect Jamaica's foreign exchange reserves to continue falling as remittances and tourism revenues contract. Continued support in the form of favourable multilateral loans (which... 2009-01-22


Economy

2008 in Jamaica was characterised by violent crime, with 1,600 murders committed during the year, and we see no sign of improvement in 2009. Between January 1-2 13 people were murdered,... 2009-01-14


Economy

Jamaica's inflation rate has finally begun to ease as higher interest rates and a slowing economy have taken their toll. Consumer price inflation fell to an 11 month low of 19.6%... 2009-01-14


Economy

On November 23 Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Audley Shaw, praised the government's decision to seek loans from multilateral lending agencies, a move which is paying... 2008-12-02


Economy

BMI View: The downside risks to the Jamaican dollar that we highlighted as a result of the shortage of dollar liquidity in the domestic financial system have played out. The JMD... 2008-12-02


Political Risk

The government's fight against violent crime continues to prove fruitless, which may threaten the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)'s political standing and undermine the country's investment... 2008-11-10


Economy

International reserves at the Banc of Jamaica (BOJ) fell slightly to US$2.25bn in September, down from US$2.29bn in August. While this is only a mild fall, we believe that it is... 2008-10-08


Economy

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) faces a grilling over its fiscal prudence after the auditor general's review of the central bank's affairs. Specifically, Jamaica's auditor general is... 2008-10-08


Political Risk

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) faces a grilling over its fiscal prudence after the auditor general's review of the central bank's affairs. Specifically, Jamaica's auditor general is... 2008-10-01


Economy

Jamaica's high level of debt as a proportion of GDP means that declining global economic activity, high commodity prices, and the re-pricing of financial sector risk resulting from... 2008-09-25

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