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The Impact Of Air Passenger Duty And Possible Alternatives For The Caribbean

“Heads of Government noted with concern the potentially negative implications for the regional tourism industry of the Air Passenger Duty (APD)/Per Plane Duty (PPD) ‐ proposed by the Government of the United Kingdom. Given that Tourism was the mainstay of many of our economies, they also...

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Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Caribbean Small States : Challenges Of High Debt And Low Growth

Many countries in the region share similar economic characteristics. They are small economies, very open to international trade, and highly exposed to natural disasters and economic shocks. The Caribbean is one of the most disaster-prone regions in the world.
This paper presents background...

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Preliminary Overview Of The Economies Of Latin America And The Caribbean 2013

The Latin American and Caribbean region recorded GDP growth of 2.6% in 2013, down from 3.1% in 2012, testifying to the continuation of the economic slowdown apparent in the region since 2011. The countries’ growth rates differed significantly, however.
In 2014 the global economy will...

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Report On The Competitiveness Of Puerto Rico’s Economy

Puerto Rico has a number of features that make it a strong and potentially highly competitive economy: literacy rates and educational attainment compare favorably with most economies in the region, the labor force is bilingual, the economy is open and occupies a central position in the Caribbean which provides a gateway between the U.S. mainland and Latin America, and the close ties to the U.S. mainland provide it with many advantages.

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Friday, June 29, 2012
Promoción Del Comercio Y La Inversión Con China

El presente documento constituye un aporte de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) a las deliberaciones de la séptima Cumbre Empresarial China-América Latina y el Caribe.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Regional Economic Update -Latin America and the Caribbean, October 2013

Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) remains in low gear, reflecting a less supportive external environment and, in some cases, domestic supply-side constraints.

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Friday, October 11, 2013
Tourist Profile -Year Report 2012

Tourism has become one of the major economic sources of the island, therefore, the use of up-to-date, reliable and comprehensive data is imperative for a successful operation in both the public and private sector.

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Friday, November 29, 2013
Reflections On Financial Stability Analysis In The Caribbean

We now have regional associations for the supervision of banking, insurance, securities trading and pensions, as well as a regional group on anti-money laundering.
Through the Caribbean network of economists, established by the region's central banks and UWI, and centred at CCMF, the...

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Monday, November 25, 2013
“Terugblik Op De Toekomst: De Verdere Ontwikkeling Van  Corporate Governance In Curaçao”

Dat corporate governance leeft is wel duidelijk. In al haar complexiteit weerspiegelt ook dit onderwerp de tijdgeest.
De titel van mijn bijdrage vraagt enige toelichting. Iedereen snapt dat een terugblik op wat nog moet komen, namelijk de toekomst, niet mogelijk is. Ik doe dus alsof ik...

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Thursday, February 21, 2013
Rethinking Reforms

Latin America and the Caribbean is a region of small open economies and global factors have a large impact on the region’s economic progress.

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Sunday, March 31, 2013

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