CARICOM'S SELECTED ECONOMIC INDICATORS: 1997-1999

Capital Account Balance (EC$ Mn) Capital Account Balance (% of Country's GDP)
             
CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES 1997 1998 1999 1997 1998 1999
             
CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY 5,967.6 6,438.3 4,827.6
The Bahamas 1,087.8 2,176.2 1,625.9
CARIBBEAN COMMON MKT. 4,879.7 4,262.1 3,201.7 8.9 7.5 5.6
MDCs 3,640.4 3,090.4 1,875.7 7.8 6.4 3.9
Barbados 106.4 65.1 281.9 1.8 1.0 4.2
Guyana 213.8 215.5 192.8 10.6 11.1 10.5
Jamaica 937.2 846.5 862.1 4.8 4.3 4.3
Suriname 112.9 88.6 -49.4 2.9 2.3 -2.8
Trinidad & Tobago 2,270.2 1,874.9 588.3 14.4 11.3 3.2
LDCs 1,239.3 1,171.6 1,326.0 15.6 13.9 14.7
Belize 57.2 62.4 239.8 3.4 3.7 12.9
OECS 1,182.1 1,109.3 1,086.3 18.8 16.5 15.2
Antigua & Barbuda 205.4 192.8 133.9 13.1 11.5 7.6
Dominica 102.0 31.1 149.8 15.4 4.4 20.7
Grenada 245.9 237.6 178.0 28.9 25.1 17.4
Montserrat -9.1 20.4 -11.7 -8.3 20.2 -12.3
St. Kitts & Nevis 128.3 111.3 238.3 17.3 14.4 29.0
Saint Lucia 254.4 212.0 254.9 16.4 12.7 14.0
St. Vincent & G'dines 255.3 304.1 143.0 32.2 35.5 16.1
             

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