NOMINAL EXCHANGE RATES
(National Currency to US Dollar)
         
COUNTRIES 2007
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
THE BAHAMAS 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
BARBADOS 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00
BELIZE 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00
GUYANA 201.09 201.93 203.41 203.50
JAMAICA 67.55 68.16 69.35 71.17
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 6.30 6.30 6.31 .
OECS 2.70 2.70 2.70 2.70
         
BANK RATES1
(Percentage)
         
COUNTRIES 2007
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
THE BAHAMAS 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25
BARBADOS 12.00 12.00 12.00
BELIZE 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00
GUYANA 6.58 6.50 6.50
JAMAICA 11.65 11.65 11.65  
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00
OECS 6.50 6.50 6.50 6.50
         
Notes:
1 represents the rate at the end of the quarter.
3 MONTH DEPOSIT RATES1
(Percentage)
         
COUNTRIES 2007
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Antigua & Barbuda* 1.00      
The Bahamas 3.58 3.52 3.66 3.74
Barbados* 5.25 5.25 5.25  
Dominica* 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Grenada* 1.00      
Guyana 2.48 2.48 2.48
Jamaica2 2.50 6.80 6.80 5.60
Montserrat* 2.00
St. Kitts & Nevis* 1.00      
Saint Lucia* 1.00
St. Vincent & G'dines* 1.00      
Trinidad & Tobago3 2.85 2.98 2.90  
         
Notes:
1 represents the rate at the end of the year
2 refers to the minimum 3-6 months deposit rate
3 median of the twelve monthly median rates
* refers to the minimum 3 month deposit rate
PRIME LENDING RATES1
(Percentage)
         
COUNTRIES 2007
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Antigua & Barbuda* 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00
The Bahamas 5.50 5.50 5.50 5.50
Barbados* 10.15 10.15 10.15  
Dominica* 8.50
Grenada* 8.50      
Guyana2 14.54 14.54 14.65
Jamaica3 22.49 22.49 21.08 20.82
Montserrat* 9.50
St. Kitts & Nevis* 8.50      
Saint Lucia* 9.50
St. Vincent & G'dines* 9.00      
Trinidad & Tobago4 11.75 11.75 11.75 11.75
         
Notes:
1 represents the rate at the end of the year
2 refers to arithmetic average of the prime lending rate as reported by the commercial banks
3 refers to the average lending rate
4 median of the twelve monthly median rates
* refers to the minimum lending rate

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