Minister Geerlings signs Debt Repayment LOI with SZV (Sint Maarten)

On August 23 Minister of Finance Hon. Perry Geerlings and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Social & Health Insurances (SZV) Glen Carty signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) concerning the repayment of the Government debt owed to SZV, according to a press release on the website of the Government of Sint Maarten. From the press release: Minister Geerlings stated that this is a very important step in meeting the ...
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IMF Working Paper: “A Possible Approach to Fiscal Rules in Small Islands” released

On 6 September 2019, the IMF Working Paper: “A Possible Approach to Fiscal Rules in Small Islands”, prepared by Ryota Nakatani, was released on the website of the IMF (International Monetary Fund). Summary From the summary on the website of the IMF guiding the release: “A big challenge for the economic development of small island countries is dealing with external shocks. The Pacific Islands are vulnerable to natural disasters, climate ...
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OECD supporting G20 policy priorities at Osaka Summit

At their Summit in Osaka this weekend, G20 leaders agreed on a range of priorities for which analysis and support from the OECD and other international organisations are playing a crucial role. This was announced with a press release published on the website of the OECD. Despite heightened tensions - in particular on trade and climate change - the leaders agreed to move forward on a broad raft of key ...
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Symposium Fiscal Sustainability in the Caribbean (Curaçao, 12 July 2019)

Op 12 juli 2019 wordt in het gebouw van de Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten te Curaçao het symposium “Fiscal Sustainability in the Caribbean” gehouden. Het symposium wordt georganiseerd door de Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten in samenwerking met de Erasmus University Rotterdam en de University of Curaçao. Het symposium staat in het teken van de rol van belastingen bij het behalen van de 17 geformuleerde ...
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IMF: additional measures should contain a mix of tax reforms and expenditure rationalization (Aruba)

IMF Executive Board concluded the 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of the Netherlands-Aruba. Under Article IV of the IMF’s Articles of Agreement, the IMF holds bilateral discussions with members, usually every year. In the context of the 2019 Article IV consultation with the Kingdom of the Netherlands—Aruba, the following documents have been released and are included in this package: A Press Release on the staff report that concluded ...
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IMF Staff Concluding Statement of the 2019 Article IV Mission to Aruba

Het Internationaal Monetair Fonds (International Monetary Fund, “IMF”) heeft op 1 april 2019 een Concluding Statement uitgegeven met betrekking tot de “Article IV Mission” naar Aruba: “Kingdom of the Netherlands—Aruba: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2019 Article IV Mission”. In het Concluding Statement laat het IMF zich ook uit over de belastinghervormingen. Hieronder nemen wij de Concluding Statement op: “Kingdom of the Netherlands—Aruba: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2019 Article ...
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IMF-Technical Assistance Report: Towards a Sustainable Tax System

Het Internationaal Monetair Fonds (International Monetary Fund, hierna: “IMF”) heeft op 18 december 2018 rapport uitgebracht inzake technische bijstand bij de ontwikkeling van het fiscale stelsel van Aruba. Klik hier om naar de pagina op de website van het IMF te gaan waar het raport is gepubliceerd. Inleiding Op verzoek van de Minister-President van Aruba, Mw. Evelyn Wever-Croes, en de Minister Financiën, Mrs. Xiomara Ruiz-Maduro, heeft een technische bijstandsmissie van ...
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