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ECCB Hosts 26th Annual Conference with Commercial Banks
Tuesday
November
3
2015

Senior officials from commercial banks and non-bank financial institutions which operate within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) and the wider Caribbean will examine the link between soundness in the banking sector and economic growth…

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ECCB Recognises Social Contribution of ECCU Commercial Banks
Friday
October
30
2015

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will recognise commercial banks which operate within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) for implementing, participating in and promoting programmes designed to improve the quality of life of the…

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World Bank Economist Delivers ECCB
Wednesday
October
28
2015

Mr Augusto de la Torre, Chief Economist for Latin American and the Caribbean at The World Bank will present the 20th Sir Arthur Lewis Memorial Lecture at the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium, ECCB Headquarters on, 4 November.

The Eastern Caribbean…

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St Kitts and Nevis Captures First Place Positions in Both Categories of 2015 OECS Essay Competition
Monday
October
26
2015

Rol-J Williams of Gingerland Secondary School and Brianna Brantley of the Charlestown Secondary School in the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis are the first place winners in the respective categories of the 2014/2015 OECS Essay Competition, hosted…

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ECCB Issues Painted Commemorative Circulation $1 Coin
Monday
September
28
2015

In observance of the 50th Anniversary of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Authority (ECCA) banknotes and the 32nd Anniversary of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), the ECCB will issue a limited quantity of painted commemorative circulation…

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ECCB Announces Winners of First-Ever OECS Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon
Tuesday
September
1
2015

Team Montserrat demonstrated its understanding and application of Information Technology solutions for businesses when its web and mobile prototype, DigiCrops, captured the first place and cash prize of $3,500 in the first ever OECS Business…

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OECS Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon To Produce IT Applications to Address Business Problems
Wednesday
July
15
2015

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is collaborating with Quintessence Consulting, e-Caribbean and other partners to spearhead an OECS Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon over the period 14

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ECCB and International Finance Corporation Advance Efforts to Establish ECCU Credit Bureau
Friday
June
12
2015

The establishment of a Credit Bureau in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) moves closer to reality as the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) collaborate to finalise the draft Harmonised…

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Business Owners in ECCU Optimistic About the Economic Outlook for First Half of Year
Wednesday
May
13
2015

Business owners in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) have a positive outlook for the economic conditions in the construction, manufacturing and the tourism industry for the first six months of 2015.

That was revealed in the results of the…

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Credit Unions in ECCU Will Not be Regulated Under Proposed Banking Bill
Friday
May
8
2015

Credit Unions which operate within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) will not be affected by the New Banking Bill which is being passed in the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank(ECCB) member countries.

The ECCB Monetary Council, at its 81st…

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ECCB Governor Issues Statement on Steps to Strengthen the ECCU Banking System
Wednesday
May
6
2015

Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), the
Honourable Sir K Dwight Venner, will address the citizens and residents of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) via radio and television at 8:00 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday, 7 May) on…

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Regional Debt Coordinating Committee Pleased with Role RGSM is Playing in Economic Development of Eastern Caribbean
Friday
May
1
2015

The Regional Debt Coordinating Committee (RDCC) has reported that the five member governments of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) which issued securities on the Regional Government Securities Market (RGSM) in 2014 raised capital amounting…

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ECCB Monetary Council Chair Issues Statement:
Monday
April
13
2015

The Chairman of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Monetary Council, Dr the Honourable Ralph Gonsalves, will address the citizens and residents of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) via radio and television on Tuesday, 14 April on matters…

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ECCB Upgrades Security Thread for Banknotes
Friday
April
10
2015

As part of its thrust to maintain the integrity and security of the EC currency, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has upgraded the security thread on all banknotes, with the exception of the $5.00 banknote.

The update to the security thread…

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Wednesday
February
25
2015

The Eighty First (81st) Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held under the chairmanship of Dr the Honourable Ralph Gonsalves, on
24 February 2015 at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, St Kitts and…

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