As geopolitical tensions persist and intensify, global macroeconomic prospects may be undermined. Fresh conflict in the Middle East threatens to reignite inflation if energy prices increase and suppress economic growth.Read More
The Visual Summary presents highlights, inclusive of a visual representation of the key points of the Monetary Policy Report for November 2023.Read More
On November 8, 2023 at a Panel Discussion: Conversations with Central Bank Governors hosted by the InterAmerican Development Bank at its headquarters in Washington, DC, USA.
On November 2-3, 2023, CARICOM Central Bank Governors met in Kingston, Jamaica and discussed several initiatives to further promote regional development, including with respect to financial stability, efficient payments arrangements, monetary operations and cybersecurity. Click here for the Press Release.Read More
The Central Bank Museum brings to the public an exhibition of kinetic art entitled “Symphonic Synchrony – Two Heads Are Better Than One” by one of the foremost practitioners of the genre, Guy Kingsley Edward Beckles. The exhibition will feature the work of 24 prominent local artists Beckles collaborated with to create, as he puts it, “Art that moves and Art that moves you”. The public will have an opportunity to experience and engage with this mystifying genre of art from November 6 – 30, 2023.Read More
On October 12, 2023, on the occasion of the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, Dr. Alvin Hilaire, Head of the Trinidad and Tobago delegation, called on IMF Constituency members to:-
- maintain continued support for Suriname in its IMF program arrangement;
- promote a steady, unbroken engagement of the IMF with Haiti given the country’s difficult circumstances;
- advocate for a well-funded Caribbean Technical Assistance Centre (CARTAC);
- support a review of the IMF’s quota system that at minimum does not dilute the quota shares of small developing states; and
- promote expansion of the Resilience and Sustainability Trust (RST) in a way that better addresses the needs of Caribbean countries.
On October 10, 2024 the Intergovernmental Group of 24 on International Monetary Affairs and Development (G-24) issued a communique calling on the International Monetary Fund to reduce barriers to access to its financing; welcoming the World Bank’s renewed emphasis on understanding and addressing the unique development challenges and national priorities of all its clients; and underscoring the urgency of addressing sovereign debt challenges for the poorest and most vulnerable countries.Read More
List of Foreign Exchange Dealers in Trinidad and Tobago as at August 31, 2023Read More
The financial year 2021/22 saw a steady revival of the Trinidad and Tobago economy as business activity continued to reopen following pandemic-induced lockdowns. At the same time, the global economic situation was complicated by the combination of geopolitical tensions, high inflation that led to widespread monetary tightening, and volatility in financial markets.Read More
The Visual Summary presents highlights of the key points of the 2022 Annual Report.Read More