Economic Highlights 2017-09-16T16:03:33+00:00

2109, 2018

Overseas Headlines- September 21, 2018

Date: September 21, 2018  United States: Biggest U.S. Premium Over Europe Since '80s Fails to Help Dollar Not since the 1980s have U.S. Treasuries had such handsome yield premiums over their German counterparts. Yet none

2009, 2018

Monthly Economic Review- August 2018

Date: September 20, 2018  Please click below to view July 2018's USA Monthly Economic Review. Monthly Economic Review - August 2018 Analyst Certification -The views expressed in this research report accurately reflect the personal views

2009, 2018

USA Monthly Economic Review – August 2018

Date: September 20, 2018 Please click below to view August 2018's USA Monthly Economic Review. USA Economic Review - August 2018 Analyst Certification -The views expressed in this research report accurately reflect the personal views

2009, 2018

Gas Price Movement – September 20, 2018

Brent Oil Brent oil prices increased by 1.11% or US$0.87, as prices rose this week. Oil traded on September 20, 2018 at a price of US$79.05 per barrel relative to US$78.18 last week. Brent oil

2009, 2018

Overseas Headlines- September 20, 2018

Date: September 20, 2018  United States: Trade Tensions Push Finance Chiefs' Outlook to Worst in a Year As the Trump Administration keeps piling on tariffs, U.S. stock traders are averting their gaze and holding on

1909, 2018

Overseas Headlines- September 19, 2018

Date: September 19, 2018  United States: U.S. Futures Drift With Europe Stocks; Dollar Dips: Markets Wrap U.S. equity futures drifted alongside European shares after a positive session in Asia as investors wagered the world’s two-biggest

1809, 2018

Monthly inflation rises 0.9% for August

Date: September 18, 2018 Consumer Price Index - August 2018 The consumer price index for the month of August 2018 increased 0.9%, following the 1.0% increase in July 2018, according to The Statistical Institute of

1809, 2018

PBS to adapt ever-changing requirements

Date: September 18, 2018 Productive Business Solutions Limited (PBS) held its 1st Annual General Meeting today hosted by Chairman, Mr. P.B. Scott. Following an overview of the Company, Mr. Pedro Paris, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), highlighted

1809, 2018

Overseas Headlines- September 18, 2018

Date: September 18, 2018  United States: U.S. Takes Grenade Off the Table' With Tweak to Rusal Sanctions The U.S. has laid the groundwork to avoid a brewing crisis in the global aluminum market. By making

1409, 2018

Annual Growth in Labour Costs at 2.2% in Euro Area

Date: September 14, 2018 According to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, “Hourly labour costs rose by 2.2% in the Euro Area (EA19) and by 2.9% in the EU28 in the second quarter

1309, 2018

GDP up by 0.4% in both Euro Area and EU28

Date: September 13, 2018 According to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, “Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.4% in both the Euro Area (EA19) and EU28 during the second quarter of 2018, compared

Net International Reserves

Unemployment Rate

Monthly Inflation Rate

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Central Government Operations

J$ Millions Provisional –Apr-July 2018 Budget – Apr-July 2018
Revenue & Grants 185,511.10 182,865.30
Fiscal Balance (Surplus +/ Deficit -) -3,024.70 -13,095.50
Primary Balance (Surplus +/ Deficit -) 38,235.20 33,201.20