Bermuda cbank reports 3.7 per cent growth for 2000

Text of report by Pamela Gill published by Caribbean news agency Cana, 30 January

The Barbados economy grew by 3.7 per cent in 2000, fuelled by strong growth in the traded sectors especially the US 1bn-dollar tourism industry, Central Bank Governor Dr Marion Williams said on Jan. 30. Dr Williams told a news conference called to review the performance of the economy in 2000 that it was the first time since 1996 that the traded (foreign exchange earning) sectors had led the expansion.The economy

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