CARICOM'S SELECTED ECONOMIC INDICATORS: 1997-1999

Current Account Balance ($EC Mn) Current Account Balance (% of Country's GDP)
             
CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES 1997 1998 1999 1997 1998 1999
             
CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY -5,825.1 -7,203.6 -4,114.9
The Bahamas -1,797.9 -2,684.9 -1,801.4
CARIBBEAN COMMON MKT. -4,027.2 -4,518.7 -2,313.4 -7.3 -7.9 -4.0
MDCs -2,942.2 -3,406.1 -1,147.8 -6.3 -7.0 -2.4
Barbados -133.1 -150.9 -204.9 -2.2 -2.4 -3.0
Guyana -224.4 -266.0 -203.0 -11.1 -13.7 -11.0
Jamaica -838.6 -828.6 -680.7 -4.3 -4.2 -3.4
Suriname -183.1 -418.2 -141.8 -4.8 -10.8 -8.1
Trinidad & Tobago -1,563.0 -1,742.3 82.6 -9.9 -10.5 0.5
LDCs -1,085.0 -1,112.6 -1,165.7 -13.7 -13.2 -13.0
Belize -44.8 -106.7 -167.9 -2.7 -6.3 -9.0
OECS -1,040.2 -1,006.0 -997.7 -16.6 -15.0 -14.0
Antigua & Barbuda -173.9 -237.2 -168.5 -11.1 -14.2 -9.6
Dominica -90.2 -40.8 -70.0 -13.6 -5.8 -9.7
Grenada -180.2 -230.1 -137.9 -21.2 -24.3 -13.5
Montserrat -6.5 48.1 -14.8 -5.9 47.7 -15.6
St. Kitts & Nevis -147.6 -111.2 -164.7 -19.9 -14.3 -20.0
Saint Lucia -211.7 -178.1 -245.4 -13.6 -10.6 -13.5
St. Vincent & G'dines -230.2 -256.7 -196.4 -29.0 -30.0 -22.1
             

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