CARICOM'S SELECTED ECONOMIC INDICATORS: 1997-1999

Percentage Change in GDP deflator Consumer Price Index (CPI)
             
CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES 1997 1998 1999 1997 1998 1999
             
CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY
The Bahamas 0.5 1.4 1.3
CARIBBEAN COMMON MKT. 4.7 1.4 0.2
MDCs 5.2 1.3 -0.2
Barbados 3.9 3.6 3.4 7.7 -1.2 1.5
Guyana 1.4 -3.3 -4.1 4.9 6.5 9.2
Jamaica 15.0 3.0 0.4 9.2 7.9 6.8
Suriname 7.3 12.9 -29.8 7.1 19.0 98.9
Trinidad & Tobago -2.4 -0.5 3.6 3.7 5.6 3.4
LDCs 1.4 1.9 2.5
Belize -1.7 -0.6 5.3 1.0 -0.8 -1.2
OECS 2.2 2.6 1.8
Antigua & Barbuda 2.2 2.4 0.8 0.3 3.4 1.1
Dominica 1.2 2.6 2.5 2.4 1.0 1.2
Grenada 2.2 1.6 0.7 1.3 1.3 1.0
Montserrat 5.9 2.9 3.7 3.2 2.1 2.5
St. Kitts & Nevis 4.8 3.3 2.5 8.3 4.0 3.4
Saint Lucia 1.6 2.8 4.2 0.0 2.8 3.5
St. Vincent & G'dines 1.8 2.7 -0.7 0.5 2.1 1.0
             

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