- Economy, Trade & Investment
Economy, Trade & Investment
Halifax Nova Scotia & Bridgetown, Barbados -- Oct. 4, 2011-- Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Emera Caribbean Limited has agreed to sell its 19.1% indirect interest in St. Lucia Electricity Services Ltd (LUCELEC) to Light & Power Holdings Ltd. (LPH), also an Emera Inc. subsidiary, for US $25.8 million.
Washington-- Sept. 9, 2011—The World Bank Board of Directors approved yesterday a US$100 million loan for Jamaica to support the government's reform program to enhance fiscal and debt sustainability.
June 14, 2011- The strong economic recovery of Latin America and the Caribbean will make it possible to bring down unemployment significantly from 7.3% in 2010 to between 6.7% and 7.0% in 2011, according to ECLAC and ILO.
May 5, 2011 - The Commission predicts that FDI will rise by between 15% and 25% in 2011 compared with 2010, but points out that the region should implement policies focused on innovation in order to better absorb the benefits of investment flows.
May 3, 2011 - Rising international food prices could trigger an acceleration of inflation in several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean this year, highlighting the need for policies to protect the urban poor, according to a new study by Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
Washington -- April 13, 2011 - he region’s growth of about 6 percent last year exceeded the growth rate of Eastern Europe and Central Asia and the rate of high-income countries by more than three percentage points, according to a new report Latin America and the Caribbean’s Success Put to the Test prepared by the World Bank’s chief economist office for the region.
Washington -- March 5, 2011 -- Despite external and domestic shocks, the Guyanese economy demonstrated resilience and registered a fifth consecutive year of robust growth in 2010