Barbados Economy

The Barbadian economy with a population of 289,680 (est. July 2014), is ranked 152nd in the world with a GDP PPP of $7 Billion and GDP PPP per capita of 25,181 vs. 53,101(United States) according to the IMF in 2013. Its currency is the Barbadian dollar (BBD) that is issued by Central Bank of Barbados (www.centralbank.org.bb/). Banks within the country offer savings accounts as well as 'term deposits' including Cashable Term Deposit and Fixed Term Deposit for savings and investing products.. According to CIA.gov its inflation was 2.1% in 2013 and 4.8% in 2012.