European Parliament Library

The Bahamas :, 2012 Article IV Consultation

The article highlights the economic condition, fiscal policies, external stability, and financial growth strategy of The Bahamas. The economy of The Bahamas showed gradual growth of about 2.5 percent by 2012, but there were challenges for the country. The nation has to rebuild macroeconomic buffers against external imbalances, regulate nonperforming loans, reduce unemployment, and increase the business sector. This assessment is an analysis of The Bahamas’ recent development and forthcoming plans to encounter global threats
Table Of Contents
Cover; CONTENTS; RECENT DEVELOPMENTS; BOXES; 1. Baha Mar Resort Project; OUTLOOK AND RISKS; 2. Key Findings and Recommendations of the July 2012 FSAP Mission; POLICY DISCUSSIONS; A. Fiscal Policies; 3. State-Owned Enterprises; B. External Stability and Exchange Rate Policies; 4. Assessment of Reserve Adequacy; C. Growth Strategy; D. Financial Sector Oversight; STAFF APPRAISAL; FIGURES; 1. Recent Developments; 2. Fiscal Developments and Outlook; 3. Financial Developments (Regional Comparison); TABLES; 1. Selected Social and Economic Indicators
Literary Form
non fiction
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (56 p.)
Specific Material Designation
Form Of Item

Library Locations

  • EP Library Luxembourg

    Rue du Fort Thüngen, Luxembourg, L-1313, LU
  • EP Library Strasbourg

    7 Place Adrien Zeller, Allée du Printemps, Strasbourg, F-67070, FR
  • EP Library Brussels

    60 rue Wiertz, Brussels, B-1047, BE