February 24, 2021

Caribbean Market Overview – 2019 Q2 shows global economic activity loses momentum

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From CIBC First Caribbean Bank Caribbean Economic Overview Summary: Following almost two years of robust growth, the IMF indicates that global economic activity lost momentum in latter half of 2018 amid trade tensions, declining business confidence, tightening financial conditions and higher policy uncertainty across many economies. Consequently, the IMF estimates that global growth decelerated to 3.6% […]

Caribbean Economic Overview

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From CIBC-FC Summary: The IMF notes that global economic growth accelerated to 3.8% y/y during 2017, as growth in both advanced and emerging markets picked up relative to one year earlier. Since then, economic activity in the US, Canada, and the UK continued to expand in Q1 2018, albeit at slower rates. The US Bureau […]

Caribbean Market Overview 2016 Q2

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From CIBC FirstCaribbean Caribbean Economic Overview Summary: Sustained growth in advanced economies and lower oil prices provided a boon to Caribbean economic growth in 2015. However, since then, global oil prices bottomed and economic growth in the USA and UK slowed in Q1 2016. US output expanded 0.5% q/q during Q1 versus 1.4% q/q in […]