Members States

Barbados

Barbados is an eastern Caribbean island and an independent British Commonwealth nation. Bridgetown, the capital, is a cruise-ship port with colonial buildings and Nidhe Israel, a synagogue founded in 1654. Around the island are beaches, botanical gardens, the Harrison’s Cave formation, and 17th-century plantation houses like St. Nicholas Abbey. Local traditions include afternoon tea and cricket, the national sport.

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License ID: 1243297093 Barbados, Bridgetown - October 22, 2018

Member since: 2009

 

Capital

Bridgetown

Population (2015)

287,021

GNI Per Capita (2015)

$16,151.6

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

19.097 tons

Website Links

National Focal Points

Mr. Louis Woodroffe

PERMANENT SECRETARY

Ministry of Finance and Economic Development

+246-310-1302

louis.woodroffe@barbados.gov.bb

Patrick McCaskie

DIRECTOR, RESEARCH AND PLANNING UNIT ECONOMIC AFFAIRS DIVISION

Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs

mccaskiep@hotmail.com

Mr. Martin Cox

DIRECTOR

Ministry of Finance and Economic Development

+246-436-6435

+246-310-1302

coxm@gob.bb

Mr. Derek Gibbs

CHIEF ECONOMIST

Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs

gibbsd@gob.bb

dgapply@hotmail.com

National Climate Vulnerability Level and actions

0 Average

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Most Recent Year

2019

Most Recent Value (USD, Millions )

4,674.77

Most Recent Year

2019

Most Recent Value (USD, Millions )

5,209

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