Numbers Don’t Lie or Do They? A Look At Jamaica’s Debt

Source: Debt Management Unit, Ministry of Finance (Click Image To Enlarge)


The National Stock of Debt climbed to over J$1,966 million in June and is expected to continue rising based on the trend.

In recent times various persons government officials,  private sector members and even the IMF Managing Director have touted how much the country’s economy has been outperforming expectations. But is that really so?

Or do the macroeconomic indicators that they tend to focus on paint a false illusion of a growing economy.

We want to hear from you, is the Jamaican economy growing? Tell us what you think in the comments section below.

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