The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC) is a non-profit organization designed to represent businesses and promote the private sector of The Bahamas. The site provides employment and labor relations information for businesses in The Bahamas and also provides a directory of companies affiliated with The Chamber. There is also a section dedicated to news and various legal documents.
This resource contains statistical information on the Bahamas provided by the Department of Statistics of the Bahamas. Its data includes statistics on the labor force, trade & industry, economics, imports & exports, and other key statistics for doing business in the Bahamas. The resource also provides historical archives and reports for the viewer.
The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) represents the financial services industry and the government of The Bahamas and intends to promote the country as an "international financial center." It features links to industry news, events, and special reports about the economic environment of the country, as the BSFB also "promotes the development of all sectors of the industry." The site also contains an extensive list of relevant websites and contacts.
This resource contains information on the Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX). Its content includes pricing information, the Securities Exchange's products & services, and press releases that contain insights into the exchange's functions. The resource also contains links to recent news releases relevant to the exchange and links to a social media account for current pricing and index updates.
The Securities Commission of The Bahamas (SCB) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Financial Services Industry in the Bahamas. This site contains information on how the SCB regulates, the laws it enforces, publications, and information specifically for investors.
As the major financial institution in the country, the Central Bank of the Bahamas is charged with maintaining monetary stability and an adequate banking system, as well as ensuring a balance of payments that is conducive to economic development. The site offers financial statistics, publications, news, and links to relevant websites.
This resource is the official website of the Government of the Bahamas. Aside from general information on the various functions of the Bahamian government, this resource contains a section entirely focused on the government's role in the business environment of the Bahamas. This section includes business news and press releases, helpful links for potential investors, and useful agency links among other helpful tools and insights.
The Nassau Guardian is an online newspaper covering news and events occurring in the Bahamas. The business section covers important business events in the Bahamas and internationally. Archives of past editions are also available, which are searchable using an online query.
The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) regulates electronic communications and broadcasting in the Bahamas, as well as controlling the spectrum and numbering systems. URCA promotes fair competition in the sectors, ensures quality, appropriate radio & TV broadcasts, mediates disputes, and ensures operators comply with legislation and permits.
The Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA) facilitates and promotes investment in the Caribbean region. The CAIPA website includes information regarding investment opportunities and incentives, as well as general information about the economies of each of its member countries.
The Bahamas Investor is an online news magazine that provides recent articles related to investing, doing business, living, and working in the Bahamas. The investor resources section of the site also provides users with numerous informational publications discussing investing in the country. These publications are available in PDF format.