Two-Day Training On Damage Assessment

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Approximately 60 persons from various government departments and District Emergency Organisations will receive training in damage assessment and how to proceed in the aftermath of a disaster. The Barbados Statistical Service will host a two-day Damage Assessment Workshop on Wednesday, June 13, and Thursday, June 14, at Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael. Participants will engage in Map Reading, as well …

Index Of Retail Prices For January 2018

bgis Ministry News

The Index of Retail Prices for January 2018 stood at 183.4 points, representing a decrease of 0.9 per cent when compared to the 185.0 points recorded in December 2017. According to the data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, increases were recorded in Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco and Narcotics by 0.9 per cent; Furnishings, Household Equipment and Routine Household Maintenance by …

Provisional Industrial Production Index – Jan. 2018

bgis Ministry News

The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) decreased by 11.8 per cent in January 2018 when compared with the previous month. According to the Barbados Statistical Service, this was due to decreases in the indices for Mining and Quarrying of 13.2 per cent; Manufacturing of 17.0 per cent and Electricity, Gas and Water of 2.8 per cent. The IIP for January …

Provisional Industrial Production Index – Dec. 2017

bgis Ministry News

The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) decreased by 5.8 per cent in December 2017, when compared with the previous month. This was due to increases in the indices for Mining and Quarrying of 28.5 per cent and Manufacturing of 8.3 per cent. The index for Electricity, Gas and Water increased by 1.5 per cent. According to the Barbados Statistical Service, …

Damage Assessment Officers Needed

Sharon Austin Ministry News

With the hurricane season less than three months away, Government is currently working to augment the number of damage assessment officers required in case of any disaster. Word of this has come from Senior Field Investigator at the Barbados Statistical Service, Wayne Davis, who said some districts had more than enough damage assessment officers, while others had a shortfall and …

Retail Prices Index For December 2017

bgis Ministry News

The Index of Retail Prices for December 2017 stood at 185.0 points, representing an increase of 0.1 per cent when compared to the 184.9 points recorded the previous month. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, increases were recorded for Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages by 0.4 per cent; Furnishings, Household Equipment and Routine Household Maintenance by 0.5 per …

Two-Day Training On Damage Assessment

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Approximately 60 persons from various Government departments and District Emergency Organisations will receive training in damage assessment and how to proceed in the aftermath of a disaster. The Barbados Statistical Service and the Department of Emergency Management will host a two-day Damage Assessment Workshop on Wednesday, March 14 and Thursday, March 15, at Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael. Participants will …

Provisional Industrial Production Index – Nov. 2017

bgis Ministry News

The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) increased by 3.1 per cent in November 2017, when compared with the previous month. This was due to increases in the indices for Mining and Quarrying of 4.5 per cent, and Manufacturing of 5.6 per cent. The index for Electricity, Gas and Water decreased 2.9 per cent. According to data produced by the Barbados …

Provisional Industrial Production Index – Oct. 2017

bgis Ministry News

The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) increased by 9.1 per cent in October 2017 when compared to the previous month. This was due to increases in the indices for Mining and Quarrying of 5.6 per cent; Manufacturing of 13.5 per cent; and Electricity, Gas and Water of 2.5 per cent. According to the Barbados Statistical Service, the IIP for October …