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Central Bank: Construction sector to experience a slight slowdown

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Central Bank is confirming that the construction sector may experience a slight slowdown as earlier surges... read more »

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New Investment Fund Bill a new chapter in Bahamian Financial Services

2019 bill passed in HOA     NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The new Investment Funds Bill, which was passed in parliament... read more »

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DPM: Opportunities in Disruption

The Bahamas will likely be affected by a new wave of regulations from countries looking to safeguard their tax dollars,... read more »

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Rise in cost of living, but utilities taper

Economy continues to experience modest growth   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Notwithstanding a continued rise in the cost of living as... read more »

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Turnquest: $94.7 million in mortgage commitments

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A surge in domestic construction to $86.7 million by Q3 2018 may not necessarily be duplicated this... read more »

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Govt.’s 2018/2019 budget guided by stringent fiscal requirements

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Acting Prime Minister Peter Turnquest said the Government’s 2018/19 Budget was a watershed budget, as it was... read more »

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Turnquest: Focus on private sector rather than govt. jobs

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Finance K. Peter Turnquest on Tuesday encouraged persons entering the workforce... read more »

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Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines hosts job fair in GB

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA – Dozens of Grand Bahamians had the chance to sign up for immediate employment opportunities on Thursday... read more »

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Govt. grants solar exemptions for $2.2 million in goods

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Businesses that provide solar power equipment and related services are free to apply to the Ministry of... read more »

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Commonwealth Brewery Limited makes 73 jobs redundant

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Another group of persons will join the unemployment line as Commonwealth Brewery Limited (CBL) announced on Monday... read more »

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McCartney: Bahamas ‘ought not to have been listed’ on EU’s AML/CFT list

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Financial Services sector and the government are on one accord in calling a move ‘not proportionate’... read more »

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Yearly 25,000 Japanese car imports to drop as new car sales expected to hike

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Auto industry insiders are eyeing a possible decline in nearly 25,000 used Japanese vehicles imported into the... read more »

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10% spike in data breaches for banking customers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Data Protection Commissioner has recorded a 10 per cent hike in the number of data... read more »

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GB Business Outlook to highlight creative industries

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – With its innovative “Creative Conversations”, the Grand Bahama Business Outlook (GBBO) is putting the spotlight on the... read more »

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TIG zeroes in on recipients for second round of funding

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – It’s no easy feat to identify promising companies and entrepreneurs with the strongest potential to change the... read more »

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BIA: revised timeline for NHI still “very difficult”

Association to complete substantive review of new NHI structure   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – While expressing support for the government’s efforts... read more »

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Stamp tax and VAT revenue up substantially

Deficit reduced by 31%, but three quarters used   Government revenue for the first six months of this fiscal year... read more »

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OWN Bahamas Foundation survey reveals startling stats on Bahamian entrepreneurs

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As the OWN Bahamas Foundation ups the ante to support local entrepreneurs through a 2019 expansion, an... read more »

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Major: Most gamers are responsible, savvy and can afford to game

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Despite widespread criticism which has suggested that the local gaming industry promotes irresponsible spending habits among gaming... read more »

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Quarterly unemployment surveys to come

Statisticians say new design will be launched after population census   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Department of Statistics intends to... read more »