Monetary Policy Decisions

 

Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Announcements

The Bank’s monetary policy decisions, Repo rate decisions, are communicated to the public in the form of a ‘Monetary Policy Announcement’.

The Monetary Policy Announcements are scheduled for the last Friday of the respective month, every two (2) months, with the exception of a public holiday, when the announcement occurs on the last Thursday of the respective month. The Advance release calendar provides the bi-monthly schedule for these announcements. The release of the Monetary Policy Announcement is supplemented with the release of the biannual Monetary Policy Report and Economic Bulletin. This ensures that the Central Bank maintains a consistent flow of economic data to the general public and financial markets.

 

2017   Jan    Mar

2016   Jan    Mar   May   July   Sept    Nov

2015   Jan     Mar    Jun      July     Sept     Dec     

2014   Jan     Mar    May     July     Sept     Dec

2013   Sept    Nov

 

 

‘Repo’ Rate Announcement:

Previously, the Central Bank announced its key policy interest rate – the Repo rate, on a monthly basis.  The Repo rate announcement was replaced by the bi-monthly 'Monetary Policy Announcement'.  The last Repo rate announcement was in July 2013.

 

2013    Jan  Feb  Mar  April  May  June  July

2012    Jan  Feb  Mar  April  May  June  July  August  Sept  Oct  Nov  Dec

2011    Jan  Feb  Mar  April  May  June  July  August  Sept  Oct  Nov  Dec

2010    Jan  Feb  Mar  April  May  June  July  August  Sept  Oct  Nov  Dec

2009    Jan  Feb  Mar  April  May  June  July  August  Sept  Oct  Nov  Dec