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Barbados: IMF reaches staff-level agreement on a new programme

IMF announces agreement on new joint EFF and RST for Barbados following the expiry of its previous arrangement in June. The novelty here is the RST, as Barbados is the 1st country to reach staff agreement on the Fund's new climate facility. Barbados....
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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 29 September 2022
Barbados: IMF reaches staff-level agreement on a new programme
Barbados: IMF reaches staff-level agreement on a new programme
Weekend Reading / Global

Covid scenarios for LatAm & the Caribbean and their valuable wider lessons

Latin America and the Caribbean (or LAC) has suffered terribly from Covid. In this sense, scenarios work as a set of possible alternatives for which it is wise to prepare. These scenarios paint three very different pictures of LAC in 2025, and they a...
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Paul Domjan @ Tellimer Research 22 May 2021
Covid scenarios for LatAm & the Caribbean and their valuable wider lessons
Covid scenarios for LatAm & the Caribbean and their valuable wider lessons

Tourism: 'Staycation' buffer for some (India) more than others (Iceland) in EM

The risk of an overseas vacation is that we are forced into quarantine either on arrival or on return should we contract Covid-19 or venture to a country where policy is focused on lifting lockdowns, rather than minimising infections (see Death by Co...
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Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 8 June 2020
Tourism: 'Staycation' buffer for some (India) more than others (Iceland) in EM
Tourism: 'Staycation' buffer for some (India) more than others (Iceland) in EM

Weekly Credit Risk Monitor

The IMF announced on 10 December staff level agreement (SLA) on the combined second and third reviews of its extended fund facility (EFF) for Ecuador. Remember the IMF had even announced SLA on the second review on 23 September before things took a t...
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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 12 December 2019

Barbados: Assessment of exchange offer and new bond

The government’s exchange offer for certain of its US$ debt is due to close on 22 November. Past due and accrued interest (for ease of use, we describe this as PDI), which is recognised to 1 October 2019, is subject to a 35% haircut, with the remaini...
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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 21 November 2019

Barbados: Government presents new restructuring terms

The government published revised restructuring scenarios for its external debt (ie US$ bonds and loans) on 11 June (see here). These follow the first set of indicative restructuring scenarios presented in November (see our research here). The new US$...
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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 12 June 2019