Barbados Seeks New Revenues In 2015 Budget Thursday 18/6/2015Barbados has published its 2015/2016 Budget, which aims to further reduce the territory's deficit with a raft of changes to the VAT regime and cuts to allowances and deductions.
Caribbean Explores Fiscal Cooperation Tuesday 9/3/2010Ahead of the World Bank meeting, to be held on March 11-12, where CARICOM Finance
Ministers will meet to discuss challenges that the region faces, CARICOM Secretary
General, Edwin Carrington said it was vital for Caribbean economies to increase economic cooperation and remove fiscal barriers, for the prosperity of the region going forward.
IMF Reports On Barbados Visit Tuesday 2/3/2010Marcello Estev„o, head of the recent International Monetary Fund Mission
to Barbados, has reported on his delegationís findings during their five-day
COTED Chair Welcomes Progress On Caribbean Free Trade Issues Thursday 18/2/2010On the concluding day of the Twenty-Ninth Meeting of the Council for Trade and
Economic Development, Minister of Trade for Suriname and Chairman of the Council,
Clifford Marica, welcomed progress made on the 20-item agenda, including progression
towards the free trade agreements with third parties, and within the Caribbean region.
Barbados, China Sign Protocol To DTA Monday 15/2/2010Relations between Barbados and the People's Republic of China will be enhanced,
and new business opportunities created, with the February 10 signing of a Protocol
to amend the existing Double Taxation Agreement the two countries share.
Barbados Eyes Significantly Lower Fiscal Deficit Wednesday 10/2/2010Barbadosí Minister of Economic Affairs, Empowerment, Innovation, Trade,
Industry and Commerce, David Estwick, announced in a meeting with business leaders
that the government is to introduce a programme to reign in the state deficit
to within 2.1% of the islandís gross domestic product to ensure the territoryís future
Agencies Discuss Progress In Caribbean Trade Integration Tuesday 9/2/2010The United Kingdom Department of International Development and the Inter-American
Development Bank discussed today progress made in joint trade support and
in the preparation of projects to promote private sector development and competitiveness
in the Caribbean.
European Parliament ACP Report Targets Tax Havens Monday 25/1/2010The European Parliament has called on the European Commission and the governments of the African, Caribbean and Pacific states to 'include the fight against abuse of tax havens, tax evasion and illicit capital flight as a matter of priority' in the revised Cotonou Agreement, which governs relations between the European Union and the ACP states.
Barbados's Fiscal Deficit Slips Due To Crisis: Report Wednesday 20/1/2010The Barbados Central Bank has released a report on the effects of the financial
crisis on the Barbadian economy during the 2008-09 period. It has shown that the dramatic fall in the economy's productivity, cumulatively 10% of gross domestic product over the period, has had a significant impact on the territory's fiscal position.
Argentina And San Marino Sign TIEA Wednesday 9/12/2009Argentina and San Marino have signed an agreement to exchange tax information, it has emerged.