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Considering BVI’s financial independence

By 1971, the BVI was in a deep recession and the Government remained dependent upon Britain to fund its large budget deficit. However, through prudence and determination, the coalition Governments ... steered the territory out of recession and into a robust economic recovery from 1974 onward.

A new vision for recovery in the British Virgin Islands

If a proper course is set, the BVI can emerge as a truly modern society whose per capita income is high, infrastructure world-class and resilient, economy diversified, environment preserved, communities flourishing and people empowered.

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