Economy not looking good for 2018

Barbados experienced a meagre one percent growth for the year 2017 and the outlook for this year does not forecast any improvements. In fact, growth maybe as little as 0.5 percent if government d...

January 31, 2018
Barbados News

FTC tight-lipped on BNTCL sale delay

The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) has issued no public updates on the status of the proposed sale of the Barbados National Terminal Co. Ltd. (BNTCL) to SOL or the reasons for the extended delay of a f...

September 28, 2017
Barbados News

Economist: Another downgrade likely

If the sale of BNTCL to Sol is rejected, Government will need to come up with an emergency plan to boost the country’s foreign reserves or face the possibility of a downgrade by international credit r...

July 03, 2017
Barbados News

BNTCL decision not final, says FTC

The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) has emphasised that it has not reached a final decision on the proposed sale of the BNTCL to Sol petroleum. "The Commission has not issued a final Decision on th...

July 03, 2017
Barbados News