Apply For Structuralia Online Scholarships

Shamkoe Pilé Ministry News

The Economic Affairs Division of the Ministry of Finance, Economic Affairs and Investment, in its capacity as the National Liaison Office for the Organization of American States (OAS), is inviting interested persons to apply for scholarships offered by Soluciones Integrales de Formación y Gestión (STRUCTURALIA). The scholarships are being offered in eight courses, which will be taught online in Spanish. The …

Retail Prices Index For November 2018

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The Index of Retail Prices for November 2018 stood at 186.4 points, an overall increase of 1.1 per cent from the 184.3 points recorded in the previous month. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, increases were recorded in Restaurants and Hotels by 1.1 per cent, Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages by 0.2 per cent and Transport by 0.2 …

EADIC Offering Online Scholarships

Shamkoe Pilé Ministry News

  The Economic Affairs Division, as National Liaison Office for the Organization of American States (OAS), invites eligible persons to apply for scholarships in eight courses offered by the Escuela Abierta de Desarrollo de Ingeniería y Construcción (EADIC). The programmes will be taught online in Spanish for approximately 11 to 13 months, depending on the course.  Applicants whose native language …

Unemployment Stats For July To September 2018

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The rate of unemployment for the third quarter (July to September) of 2018 stood at 10.7 per cent, an increase of 2.5 percentage points from the rate of 8.2 per cent recorded for the second quarter of 2018. According to the data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, statistics derived from the Continuous Household Labour Force Survey indicated that the …

Scholarships Available At Universities In China

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The Economic Affairs Division has advised of the call for applications for scholarships at the undergraduate and graduate levels from various universities in the People’s Republic of China. The duration of the scholarships is one to five years, depending on the level of study being undertaken.  Studies will take place in China and will be delivered in Chinese and/or English. …

Provisional Industrial Production Index – April 2018

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The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) decreased by 17.7 per cent in April 2018 when compared with the previous month. This was due to decreases in the indices for Mining and Quarrying of 17.9 per cent; Manufacturing of 25.6 per cent and Electricity, Gas and Water of 3.5 per cent. According to the data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, …

Provisional Industrial Prod. Index – March 2018

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The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) increased by 15.4 per cent in March 2018 when compared with the previous month. This was due to increases in the indices for Mining and Quarrying of 1.2 per cent; Manufacturing of 17.6 per cent and Electricity, Gas and Water of 12.8 per cent. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, the …

Unemployment Stats For April To June 2018

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The rate of unemployment for the second quarter of April to June 2018 stood at 8.2 per cent, a decrease of 1.5 percentage points from the rate of 9.7 per cent recorded for the first quarter of 2018. This is according to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service and statistics derived from the Continuous Household Labour Force Survey, which …

Index Of Retail Prices For June 2018

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The Index of Retail Prices for June 2018 stood at 183.8 points, representing an increase of 0.8 per cent, when compared to the 182.3 points recorded the previous month. According to the Barbados Statistical Service, increases were recorded in Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco and Narcotics by 0.3 per cent; Clothing and Footwear by 0.1 per cent; Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and …