IMF Discussions Far Advanced

Jamaica Gleaner: “IMF discussions far advanced”
A medium-term economic programme developed by Jamaica, has gone through several iterations that have been discussed in depth with International Monetary Fund (IMF) technocrats over the past three months, well placed sources have said, contradicting signals from government that IMF talks are still in their preliminary stages.

Jamaica Observer: “BOJ should reduce interest rates now”
On Tuesday, July 7, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ) held a forum entitled “Jamaica’s economic crisis – How can we best survive”? The following is the first part of an edited version of my speech, entitled “The current macroeconomic situation”. The second part on the IMF will be published on Sunday.