Index Of Retail Prices For April 2017

bgis Ministry News

The Index of Retail Prices for April 2017 stood at 171.0 points, representing a decline of 1.1 per cent when compared to the 172.9 points recorded the previous month. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, increases were recorded for Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco and Narcotics by 0.5 per cent; Health by 0.1 per cent; Transport by 1.1 per …

Provisional IIP For June 2017

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The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) decreased by 2.2 per cent in    June 2017 when compared to the previous month. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, this decline in the index was due to the decrease in Mining and Quarrying of 19 per cent and Electricity, Gas and Water of 5.3 per cent. The index for Manufacturing …

Index of Retail Prices – February 2017

bgis Ministry News

The Index of Retail Prices for February 2017 stood at 171.7 points, representing a decline of 0.1 per cent when compared to the 172.5 points recorded the previous month. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, increases were recorded for Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other Fuels by 2.2 per cent; Health by 0.3 per cent; Transport by …

Three Graduate Programs Now Available

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The Economic Affairs Division has advised that the public may now apply for three graduate programs being offered by the KDI School of Public Policy and Management in South Korea, which will be taught in English. They are: a Master of Public Management, a Master of Public Policy and a Master of Development Policy. Scholarship benefits for the Master of …

Index Of Retail Prices – January 2017

bgis Ministry News

The Index of Retail Prices for January stood at 172.5 points, representing a decline of 0.1 per cent when compared to the 172.6 points recorded in December 2016. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, increases were recorded for Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages by 0.3 per cent; Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco and Narcotics by 2.0 per cent; Housing, Water, …

Provisional IIP For April 2017

bgis Ministry News

The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) decreased by 8.0 per cent in April 2017 when compared with the previous month. The decrease in the index was due to the decrease in Electricity, Gas and Water of 2.3 per cent; Manufacturing of 10.5 per cent; and Mining and Quarrying of 22.1 per cent. Based on data produced by the Barbados Statistical …

Retail Prices Index – December 2016

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The Index of Retail Prices for December 2016 stood at 172.6 points, representing a decline of 0.3 per cent when compared to the 173.2 points recorded the previous month. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, increases were recorded for Restaurants and Hotels by 2.2 per cent; Transport by 0.6 per cent; Recreation and Culture by 0.4 per …

Retail Prices Index – November 2016

bgis Ministry News

The Index of Retail Prices for November 2016 stood at 173.2 points, representing an increase of 0.9 percent when compared to the 171.6 points recorded the previous month. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, increases were recorded for Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other Fuels by 2.2 per cent; Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages by 1.5 per cent; …

Provisional Industrial Production Index – March 2017

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The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) increased by 7.8 per cent in March 2017 when compared to the previous month. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, this was due to the increase in Electricity, Gas and Water of 12.0 per cent; Manufacturing of 4.8 per cent; and Mining and Quarrying of 19.5 per cent. The IIP for …

OAS Scholarship Opportunity

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Medium and high-level management professionals of technical and operational areas in telecommunications/ICT organisations now have another opportunity to participate in a development course on Spectrum Management: Using The Latest Generation Tools. It will be delivered online in English from September 23 to October 19, and the OAS will be funding the full tuition cost of the course. For more detailed …