Economic Survey of the Caribbean 2017
Although the growth performance has been mixed in the Caribbean year, on averaged the economies posted an economic growth of 0.7 per cent in 2016. The goods producers achieved -3.1 per cent growth, due to weak commodity prices. While the service producers achieved 2.1 growth. Despite the anemic growth performance, the region managed to decrease its unemployment rate to 11.2 per cent in 2016, relative to the 15.2 per cent experienced in the previous year.
Abstract. -- Subregional analysis and performance. -- Country briefs.
ECONOMIC GROWTH; EMPLOYMENT; ECONOMIC POLICY; FISCAL POLICY; PUBLIC DEBT; MACROECONOMICS; GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT; FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT; TERMS OF TRADE; ECONOMIC ANALYSIS; RELACION DE INTERCAMBIO; INVERSION EXTRANJERA DIRECTA; PRODUCTO INTERNO BRUTO; MACROECONOMIA; EMPLEO; POLITICA ECONOMICA; POLITICA FISCAL; DEUDA PUBLICA; CRECIMIENTO ECONOMICO; ANALISIS ECONOMICO;