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Published:Wednesday | October 30, 2019 | 12:00 AMDr Andre Haughton/Contributor

The Jamaican dollar exchange rate depreciated to a new all-time value of J$139 to US$1 at the end of October 2019. Since the Bank of Jamaica embarked on their new monetary policy stance of the process of inflation targeting, much attention and...

Published:Wednesday | September 4, 2019 | 12:00 AMDr Andre Haughton/Contributor

Jamaica’s economic robustness is preparing to face its first real global test from the negative spillovers that may arise from the trade war between giants United States and China. Other external shocks, such as hurricanes, could pose a serious...

Published:Wednesday | August 21, 2019 | 12:00 AMDr Andre Haughton/Contributor

Are we headed towards a global recession? There is widespread speculation that a global recession is on its way in 2020. The uncertainty surrounding dampening global output arosein light of an ongoing trade war between USA and China. Each country...

Published:Wednesday | May 22, 2019 | 12:00 AMDr Andre Haughton/Contributor

Latin American and Caribbean countries face severe challenges in their attempt to meet the evolving needs of individuals and businesses in this ever changing world where business demands are rapidly changing. Technology and...

Published:Wednesday | April 24, 2019 | 12:00 AMDr Andre Haughton/Contributor

Every year Scarce Commodity administers surveys at various cannabis events in Jamaica to collect data from market participants on their views and ideas about the direction of the industry. More than 90 per cent of cannabis...

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