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Here’s Where The Caribbean Stands On Debt

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By NAN Business Editor

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 9, 2018: Ever wondered about the debt burden of nations in the Caribbean and what exactly that number is? Here’s the 411 on the 2017 /2018 debt to GDP ratio of most of these nation as reported by the International Monetary Fund report.

Antigua & Barbuda – 86.8 percent of the GDP which was put at USD 1.5 billion last year.

Aruba – 86 percent of the GDP which was put at USD 2.6 billion last year.

Belize – 99 percent of the GDP which was put at USD 1.9 billion last year.

The Bahamas – 157.3 percent of the GDP which was put at USD 12.2 billion last year.

Barbados – 55 percent of the GDP which was put at USD 4.8 billion last year.

Dominica – 83 percent of the GDP which was put at USD 562.5 million last year.

Dominican Republic – 37.2 percent of the GDP which was put at USD 76 billion last year.

Grenada – 70.4 percent of the GDP which was put at USD 1.1 billion last year.

Guyana – 52.2 percent of the GDP which was put at USD 3.7 billion last year.

Haiti – 31.1 percent of the GDP which was put at USD 8.4 billion last year.

Jamaica – 101 percent of the GDP which was put at USD 14.7 billion last year.

St. Kitts & Nevis – 60 percent of the GDP which was put at USD 946 million last year.

St. Lucia – 71 percent of the GDP which was put at USD 1.7 billion last year.

St. Vincent & The Grenadines – 74 percent of the GDP which was put at USD 790 million last year.

Trinidad and Tobago – 42 percent of the GDP which was put at USD 22.1 billion last year.

Suriname – 69.3 percent of the GDP which was put at USD 3.3 billion last year.

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