CARICOM'S SELECTED ECONOMIC INDICATORS: 1997-1999

Overall Fiscal deficit/surplus (EC$ Mn) Overall Fiscal deficit/surplus (% of Country's GDP)
             
CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES 1997 1998 1999 1997 1998 1999
             
CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY
The Bahamas -192.6 -191.0 -180.4
CARIBBEAN COMMON MKT.
MDCs
Barbados -70.5 -49.1 -98.8 -1.2 -0.8 -1.5
Guyana -140.8 -129.0 -13.5 -7.0 -6.7 -0.7
Jamaica -1,519.1 -1,417.4 -866.6 -7.9 -7.1 -4.4
Suriname
Trinidad & Tobago 17.9 -193.5 -554.5 0.1 -1.2 -3.0
LDCs
Belize -42.5 -71.1 -14.9 -2.6 -4.2 -0.8
OECS
Antigua & Barbuda -50.6 -67.9 -78.2 -3.2 -4.1 -4.4
Dominica -15.5 -6.5 -67.9 -2.3 -0.9 -9.4
Grenada -18.8 -28.1 -22.9 -2.2 -3.0 -2.2
Montserrat -0.4 1.9 1.7 -0.4 1.9 1.8
St. Kitts & Nevis -24.0 -48.7 -46.1 -3.2 -6.3 -5.6
Saint Lucia -13.5 32.4 47.5 -0.9 1.9 2.6
St. Vincent & G'dines -35.1 -24.7 -13.6 -4.4 -2.9 -1.5
             

Published: October 2001
Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Email: Stats1@Caricom.org or Stats2@Caricom.org