The Consulate of the Bahamas
The Representative offices of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas in Switzerland
Finance & Investments

The Central Bank

Investment Authority


Financial Services

Economic Policy

The Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas is committed to building an economic environment

  • in which free enterprise can flourish;
  • where the Government assumes its proper role as regulator and facilitator of economic development;
  • where the ideals of transparency, fair play and equality of treatment are paramount;

and a policy that maintains a stable society in which all people are afforded the opportunity to realize their maximum potential.

In this regard, the National Investment Policy is designed to support an investment friendly climate.

  • It guarantees the complementarities of Bahamian and overseas investments;
  • fosters appropriate linkages with all sectors of the economy, in particular the tourism and financial services sectors;
  • encourages the exploitation of our natural resources in an environmentally sound, safe and sustainable manner;
  • provides for the maximum level of employment;
  • guarantees an acceptable level of economic security;

and generally fosters the economic growth and development of The Bahamas.