Economics

  • London Article Says Belize Is In Debt Crisis

    An online article from the London based Public Finance International organization has listed Belize as one of twenty seven countries in debt crisis.  The publication is dated May 16, 2017 and...

  • Fuel Prices Adjusted Third Time in 7 Weeks

    Consumers are experiencing the third adjustment to fuel prices since the start of the fiscal year 2017/2018.  As at midnight last night premium fuel has jumped the eleven dollar mark going...

  • AQ Rental Branches Off to the Old Capital

    AQ Belize Car Rental held its official inauguration ceremony for the opening of its new office inside the Brown Sugar Market Place in Belize City. According to Branch Manager, Richard Borja,...

  • Trade Licensing System to be Revamped

    Prime Minister Dean Barrow is looking to wrap up his final term in office and with that there is the expectation that several initiatives will be fast forward as he seeks...

  • Legislation to be Tabled for the EDC

    In last week’s address to the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Prime Minister Dean Barrow announced that there would be some changes in import duty on packaging materials, aimed at...

  • PM Hopes for Realization of Pipeline Projects

    As we stated earlier, the Prime Minister is making the best of the remainder of his historical third term.  From all indications in the last eight plus years, it has been...

  • Prime Minister Reviews Economic Standing at BCCI’s AGM

    Last Friday we told you of the address given by the Prime Minister at the Annual General Meeting for the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry last Thursday night at the...

  • Belize Sees Improved Ratings from Moody’s

    Another report is out from Moody’s Credit Rating Service which has given Belize an upgrade in its long-term foreign- and local-currency issuer and senior unsecured ratings to B3 from Caa2.  The...

  • Belize’s Shrimp Industry Shows Promise

    A meeting between the Shrimp Growers Association and the Government of Belize was held recently.    The meeting which was held with officials from the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Commerce was...

  • A Mobile App to Boost Economic Activity in Old Capital

    Mobile apps are gaining fast popularity as the use of smart phone grows globally. Belize is no different as Belizeans and businesses are making the most of technology seeking speed, efficiency,...

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