By Royston Jones Jr.
The Bahamas’ national debt, as of the end of 2018, stood at $8.2 billion, according to information provided by the Central Bank of The Bahamas.
In the last five years, the country’s national debt has grown by near $2 billion, the Central Bank’s Quarterly Statistical Digest (QSD) shows.
National debt, including contingent liabilities — both Bahamian and foreign currency claims on public corporations guaranteed by the government — increased by over $353 million last year, totalling $8.219 billion by the end of 2018. Read more >>