Economics

  • Statistical Institute Says Sugar is Belize’s Top Export Earner

    Consumer prices rose on average by two point two percent during April as compared to the same period last year. The latest figures from the Statistical Institute of Belize show that...

  • World Bank Group Endorses 5-Year Partnership with Belize

    There is a new framework endorsed today in Washington DC, USA that seeks to assist Belize in strengthening the economy’s resilience as well as promote opportunities for all its citizens.  The...

  • 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...

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