Economy - Belize

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Central Bank of Belize
The Central Bank of Belize was established on 1st January 1982 by the Central Bank of Belize Act No. 15 (Chapter 262 of the Laws of Belize Revised Edition 2000). Similar to other Central Banks in the English speaking Caribbean, the Central Bank of Belize is modeled on the Bank of England and its functions include providing banking services to the Government of Belize and financial institutions, issuing the domestic currency, regulating commercial banks and other financial institutions, providing economic advice to the Government, conducting research and publishing information on monetary and other economic developments.
Central Bank Homepage
Index of Economic Freedom
For over a decade, The Wall Street Journal and The Heritage Foundation, Washington's preeminent think tank, have tracked the march of economic freedom around the world with the influential Index of Economic Freedom. The 2007 Index of Economic Freedom has been redesigned to be accessible to the congressional staffer and the college student, the finance minister and the financial adviser.
Index of Economic Freedom 2007 - Belize
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNECLAC) offers comprehensive regional, environmental and demographic information. A good source of economic information.
Press Releases and Articles Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 1999-2000Forign Investment in Latin America
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Economy of Belize
Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)
The purpose of the Bank shall be to contribute to the harmonious economic growth and development of the member countries in the Caribbean and to promote economic cooperation and integration among them, having special and urgent regard to the needs of the less developed members of the region.
CDB Homepage