competitiveness

Ranking Caribbean Countries on Competitiveness: Report

 Above: Puerto Rico (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff What are the most competitive economies in the Caribbean? The World Economic Forum has released its annual Global Competitiveness Report, including results for a number of Caribbean countries. The report …

Jamaica: IDB Approves $60 Million Loan to Improve “Competitiveness”

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $60 million loan aimed at improving “competitiveness” in Jamaica, the bank announced last week. The loan will “promote tax and land titling reforms and …

St Lucia Launches National Competitiveness and Productivity Council

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government has officially launched the new National Competitiveness and Productivity Council. St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony, who was the featured speaker at the council’s inaugural meeting, said the …

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 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor EACH time I am away, I can’t help but do a comparison between the country I visit and Jamaica. In particular, I always look at the main industry of the country and contrast it against Jamaica, …

 By Paul HayOp-Ed Contributor In the “Competitiveness of Small Nations: What matters?”, Densil Williams and Beverly Morgan analyze the competitive performance of Singapore, Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago under the “Global Competitiveness Report” over a period spanning 2004/5 to 2010/11. …