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Fitch maintains Jamaica rating despite deficit expectation
Fitch rating agency expects the Jamaican Government to spend more than it earns in the upcoming fiscal year but is maintaining a stable rating for the country despite the expected deficit.
Credit card woes, illiteracy fuel bankruptcy filings:
Fifteen businesses and individuals filed for bankruptcy since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic last March, with runaway credit-card arrears and financial illiteracy cited as overwhelming factors for personal debt through to the end of 2020….
Government On Track To Meet Performance Targets Despite COVID, Says EPOC
Keith Duncan, chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, EPOC, government is on track to meet the quantitative performance targets for its economic reform programme for end-June 2020, based on the preliminary numbers…
COVID-19 BAILOUT: Clarke tells how Gov’t will help workers, small businesses
Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke yesterday outlined the Government’s financial bailout package for thousands of Jamaican workers and small operators in tourism and related sectors who have taken a hit by a downturn in activities because of the COVID-19 pandemic.