CARICOM'S SELECTED ECONOMIC INDICATORS: 1997-1999

Net Foreign Assets (EC$Mn.) Net Foreign Assets (% of Total Liabilities)
             
CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES 1997 1998 1999 1997 1998 1999
             
CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY 6,667.9 7,394.4 8,010.6 10.2 10.5 10.7
The Bahamas -331.6 -102.6 -142.0 -3.3 -0.9 -1.1
CARIBBEAN COMMON MKT. 6,999.4 7,497.0 8,152.6 12.7 12.8 13.1
MDCs 6,291.1 6,552.6 7,058.8 13.7 13.6 14.2
Barbados 867.4 767.1 917.2 13.6 11.3 12.4
Guyana -119.7 -1.3 173.9 -3.0 0.0 5.0
Jamaica 2,704.9 2,717.7 2,798.3 15.0 13.5 13.7
Suriname 310.6 231.4 109.6 16.3 9.6 6.1
Trinidad & Tobago 2,527.9 2,837.7 3,059.8 16.4 18.8 18.4
LDCs 708.4 944.3 1,093.8 7.6 9.0 8.9
Belize 174.6 137.3 249.9 12.6 9.4 15.8
OECS 533.8 807.0 843.9 6.7 9.0 7.9
Antigua & Barbuda 21.0 49.0 54.9 0.3 0.5 0.5
Dominica 64.7 91.1 125.4 0.8 1.0 1.2
Grenada 85.0 88.2 133.8 1.1 1.0 1.2
Montserrat 99.2 131.2 133.5 1.2 1.5 1.2
St. Kitts & Nevis 140.0 175.5 99.5 1.8 2.0 0.9
Saint Lucia -7.0 92.6 81.4 -0.1 1.0 0.8
St. Vincent & G'dines 131.0 179.5 215.4 1.6 2.0 2.0
             

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