IMF: ST. KITTS AND NEVIS HAS ECCU'S STRONGEST FISCAL GROWTH
“St. Kitts and Nevis attained the strongest growth and fiscal performance in the ECCU [Eastern Caribbean Currency Union] region in recent years,” according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its recently concluded 2017 Article IV Consultation.The Federation’s debt-to-GDP ratio, which stands at 63.2%, is the lowest among the independent states in the currency union. And both the Caribbean Development Bank and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean have also commended St. Kitts and Nevis’ stellar economic performance.
TAIWAN ANNOUNCES VISA-FREE ENTRY FOR ALLIES IN CARIBBEAN
The Government of Taiwan on Wednesday announced visa-free entry for nationals of its diplomatic allies in the Caribbean, with immediate effect.
According Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this is being done to “demonstrate the closeness between Taiwan and its allies in the Caribbean “ and “the principles of mutual benefit and reciprocity”.
St Kitts and Nevis' Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme has been acknowledged as an industry leader in the world's first comprehensive guide to countries that offer citizenship in exchange for investment: the CBI Index.
ECCB COMMENDS ST. KITTS-NEVIS ON STRONG ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE
The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has commended St. Kitts and Nevis, under the leadership of the Team Unity Administration, on its outstanding economic performance and leadership in the sub-region.
Prime Minister Harris and Norwegian Ambassador, Ingrid Mollestad, discussed possible cooperation between St. Kitts-Nevis and Norway in areas like Alternative Energy, Scholarships and a Sovereign Wealth Fund.
The St. Kitts and Nevis Passport comes in for high praise as it is now ranked number one in the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), according to Prime Minister Timothy Harris, quoting the Nomad Passport Index - 2017.
ST. KITTS-NEVIS MAKES BEST ISLANDS IN THE WORLD LIST
Globally, the twin island federation is recognized for its unspoilt beauty, vibrant culture and welcoming people - so much so that the U.S. News & World Report ranked St. Kitts-Nevis as one of the best islands in the world to visit.