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22nd Sir Arthur Lewis Memorial Lecture
Friday
November
10
2017
by
ECCB

Persistent Poverty or Sustainable Socio-economic Development in the Caribbean – the disruptive reforms necessary to secure the latter.


Adopting fiscal responsibility frameworks which promote countercyclical fiscal policy, effectively facilitates…

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ECCB Presents 9th Sir Arthur Lewis Memorial Book Award to Anguilla Community College
Friday
November
10
2017
by
ECCB

In accepting the book award, Carla Harris, Registrar and Secretary to the Board of Governors of the Anguilla Community College, said that the books will benefit, not only the students of the college, but every resident of Anguilla as the college has…

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Republic Bank (Grenada) Limited Takes Home Best Corporate Citizen Award
Thursday
November
9
2017
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) presented the 2017 Best Corporate Citizen Award Among ECCU Commercial Banks to the Republic Bank (Grenada) Limited during the awards ceremony held at the ECCB Headquarters, on 8 November.


The ECCB initiated,…

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Employment Opportunities at The World Bank
Wednesday
November
8
2017
by
World Bank

Poverty has no borders. Neither does excellence. So The World Bank continually search for the brightest, most talented individuals from around the globe. And is proud to employ a dedicated and committed workforce that is diverse in gender,…

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Governor Antoine Commences Second Round - Country Outreach Mission
Tuesday
October
31
2017
by
ECCB

Alleviating the plight of small traders when transacting business in regional markets; and promoting competitiveness, productivity and global connectivity through greater use of digital payments solutions; were among the broad issues discussed as…

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Strong, Diversified and Resilient Financial Sector - Key to Economic Development
Thursday
October
19
2017
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Strategic Plan 2017-2021 is promoting a strong, diversified and resilient financial sector as a necessity and enabler for economic growth in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU). 


A more robust ECCU…

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ECCB Commits to Maintaining Strong, Stable EC Dollar
Tuesday
October
10
2017
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is committed to maintaining the strength and stability of the EC Dollar.


The first of the five strategic goals of the Bank’s Strategic Plan is to: “Maintain a strong and stable EC Dollar”.  The goal focuses…

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Financial Information Month 2017 Zeroes In On Retirement Planning
Thursday
October
5
2017
by
ECCB

October 2017 is Financial Information Month (FIM) in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU).


The FIM 2017 theme is: Retirement Planning: Making Your Golden Years Golden. The theme is geared towards sensitising the public that planning for…

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ECCB Celebrates 34 Years of Commitment to ECCU
Wednesday
October
4
2017
by
ECCB

As the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) celebrates its 34th anniversary Governor, Timothy N. J. Antoine has appealed to his staff and the wider community to make the commitment to serve others.


In his address during the Bank’s anniversary…

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Strategic Plan 2017 - 2021
Tuesday
October
3
2017
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank has launched its Strategic Plan 2017-2021: Transforming the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union Together.


The Plan was launched this morning via a regional video-conference which brought together dignitaries and…

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ECCB Disburses EC $1 Million Grants to Two Member Countries Impacted By Hurricane Irma
Thursday
September
21
2017
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is standing firmly with its member countries that have been impacted by Hurricane Irma.


The Bank has disbursed a grant of EC$1 million each to the Governments of Anguilla and Antigua and Barbuda to support…

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Social Partners in Grenada Discuss ECCU Growth Action Plan
Monday
September
11
2017
by
ECCB

Representatives of the private and public sectors, civil society organisations, and youth organisations in Grenada have recommended that transforming the education system to provide young people with skills that meet development and market needs, is…

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ECCB Assures Public That EC Notes Are Secure
Tuesday
August
22
2017
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) wishes to assure the public that the Eastern Caribbean (EC) currency remains stable and that the EC banknotes are protected by the various security features of the notes.


Deputy Director of the Currency…

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Council Member for Commonwealth of Dominica takes over Chairmanship of ECCB Monetary Council
Wednesday
July
19
2017
by
ECCB

Chairmanship of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will be transferred to the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, Council Member for the Commonwealth of Dominica during the official Handing Over Ceremony on 21 July at the…

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ECCB Advisory on Counterfeit EC Currency Notes
Wednesday
July
19
2017
by
ECCB

The public is advised to be on the alert for counterfeit EC Currency notes, particularly during this time of heightened regional festivities. Vigilance should be exercised when conducting cash transactions to ensure the authenticity of notes.


Counter…

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