Republic Economic Newsletter

Volume 25 No. 1 December 2016
  • Double Digit Differences- The Story of Trinidad and Tobago's Economy
  • The Dawning of 2017
  • Caribbean Update: Trudging Along with Mounting Challenges
Volume 24 No. 4 September 2016
  • Screws Tightening on Domestic Economy
  • Exorcising the Dependency Syndrome
  • Caribbean Update: Ignoring the Writing

Annual Reports

National Budget

Key Macroeconomic indicators
  • Real GDP is expected to contract by 2.3% in 2016
  • Expenditure is based on an oil price of US$48.00 per barrel and a gas price of $2.25 per mmbtu
  • Total Revenue for the fiscal year 2017 is expected to be $47.4 billion. Expenditure for 2017 is expected to measure $53.4 billion
  • A fiscal deficit of $6 billion (3.9% of GDP) is projected for 2017


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