|Caribbean Markets||Index||Value||Change +-%||USD||EURO||GBP||CAD|
|Bahamas||BISX All Share Index||1,827.47||-0.02||0.00%||1.00||1.26||1.53||1.53|
|Barbados||BSE 1000 Index||656.56||0.00||0.00||1.98||2.13||2.82||1.37|
|Jamaica||JSE Market Index||156,273.84||-4,573.60||-2.84%||120.31||112.32||172.13||80.51|
In the first-half to June 2015, crude oil production improved 2.2% from a year ago period to 81,499 barrels a day.
Average crude oil prices in the first-half 2015 has declined 47% to US$53.20 from US$100.90 a barrel in the period a year ago.
Despite the disruption, the daily average natural gas production was healthy at a rate of 4,047 million cubic feet in the quarter.
In the first-half, natural gas output declined 5.2%, largely on the sharp fall in output in the second quarter on the upgrade work at the field controlled by British Petroleum.
Manufacturing production declined 0.5% and agriculture output shrank 6.9% in the first quarter from a year ago period.