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Cariforum Economic Partnership Agreement has many benefits

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – St. Kitts and Nevis is capitalizing on the many benefits of the recently-signed Cariforum-EU Economic Partnership Agreement, according to Director...

PM Harris chairs EECB Monetary Council, charts path to economic recovery

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Three areas, monetary stability, financial stability, and growth and competitiveness, were outlined by Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis,...

Parliament reviews Social Security Board financial statements ending Dec. 31, 2019

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Financial Statements of St. Christopher and Nevis Social Security Board for the period ending December 31, 2019, were presented...

PM Harris to discuss Citizen by Investment Programme in Los Angeles

(Prepared by Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the...

Jamaica, ILO sign grant agreement to support formalization in agriculture, fisheries

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- A landmark partnership to help informal operators in the agriculture and fisheries sectors transition to formal standards of labour has been...

Officials reviewing additional income support as economy picks back up

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The issuance of a further income relief stimulus by the St. Christopher and Nevis Social Security Board remains under consideration. ...

Manufacturing sector recovering, now approaching 100 percent

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The manufacturing sector has consistently been a key contributor to the economic success of St. Kitts and Nevis. The sector...

NIA announces stimulus package for the construction sector in Nevis

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier and Minister of Finance, says he hopes citizens and residents will take advantage of a package of...

Antoine reappointed ECCB Monetary Council Governor

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank has approved the reappointment of Timothy N. J. Antoine as Governor. The...

Minister of Physical Planning says, Nevis construction sector remains buoyant

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis – The Department of Physical Planning has recorded a steady number of applications for construction projects so far for 2020, which indicates...

Revenue down almost 20 percent, NIA to implement cost-cutting measures

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis –- Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance, has announced that the government will soon begin implementing measures to...

St. Kitts and Nevis’ economy ahead of those in the OAS

Staff Writer The Federation is doing well, compared to other member countries of the Organization of American States (OAS), according to a study conducted by...

Officials discuss COVID-19’s economic impact on the Federation

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, says his Government welcomes continued dialogue with members...

NIA active in making Nevis schools COVID-19 compliant

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- The Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) Ministry of Education has started remedial work on the island’s public primary and secondary schools to...

Real estate developer says, CBI Programme continues to have a positive...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme is being lauded for its continued positive impact on the economy of St. Kitts...

Agriculture, fisheries benefit from COVID-19 relief

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The COVID-19 relief programme was a success for the agriculture and fisheries sectors, according to Prime Minister of St. Kitts...

Hon. Brantley presents $237.2 million budget for 2021 free of new...

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration, presented a $237.2million budget free of...

NHC affordable homes program provides notable economic spinoffs

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Over 24 years, the National Housing Corporation (NHC) has provided thousands of housing solutions for St. Kitts residents. Providing affordable...

Despite COVID-19 downturn, 1,624 businesses benefitted from stimulus measures

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Several strategies have been used to stimulate economic recovery in St. Kitts and Nevis which have resulted in more than...

Escrow Bill to ensure completion of CBI-related developments in St. Kitts...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – St. Kitts and Nevis continues to implement the necessary measures geared towards improving the brand of the country’s Citizenship by...

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