TITLE

Economic Overview

PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
Antigua Country Review;2013, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article presents an economic overview of Antigua and Barbuda. It mentions that the nation has turned into a service-based economy and that tourism became a dominating sector in the year 1980 after the traditional sugar and cotton industries closed down in 1970. It highlights that the nation's economy suffered in 2009 due to global economic crisis, and emphasizes the initiative Government Assisted Technology Endeavour (GATE) launched by the nation in July 2012.
ACCESSION #
87848320

 

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