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ECCB Monetary Council Changes Chairmanship
Friday
August
30
2013

Chairmanship of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will be transferred to the Honourable Dr Kenny D Anthony, Council Member for Saint Lucia, during the official Handing Over Ceremony on 4 September at the Sandals…

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Normal Banking Operations Continue at Indigenous Banks in Anguilla
Friday
August
23
2013

The Caribbean Commercial Bank (Anguilla) Ltd (CCB) and the National Bank of Anguilla Ltd (NBA) continued to conduct normal banking operations throughout the two-week period following the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank

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Communiqu
Friday
August
2
2013

The Seventy-Sixth Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held on 2 August 2013, under the chairmanship of the Right Honourable
Dr Denzil L Douglas, Minister for Finance, St Kitts and Nevis.

Council received…

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Regulators and Representatives From ECCU Credit Union Sector Receive Training to Strengthen Capacity and Accountability of the Sector
Thursday
July
18
2013

Credit union regulators from six of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) member countries, along with other representatives from the sector, will be exposed to training designed to enhance the regulation of the sector during a workshop at the…

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ECCU Private Sector and Strategic Partners Discuss Sea Transportation in the Currency Union
Tuesday
July
16
2013

Representatives of the private sector in Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) are in agreement that there should be a more coherent maritime transportation system which would create a reliable, affordable and high integrity service for…

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ECCB Commemorates 37 Years of the EC Dollar Peg to the US Dollar
Wednesday
July
10
2013

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is marking 37 years since the EC Dollar has been pegged to the US Dollar at a fixed rate of EC$2.70 to US$1.00.

The EC Dollar was pegged to the US Dollar on 7 July 1976. Governor of the ECCB the Honourable…

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ECCB Demonstrates Commitment to Development of Young Minds Through Sports
Wednesday
July
3
2013

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) continues to demonstrate its commitment to promoting excellence in sports among the region

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ECCU Debt Officers to Receive Training in Debt Recording and Management
Monday
July
1
2013

Officers from the Ministries of Finance of the member governments in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) will receive training designed to increase their competence in recording and managing debt information when they attend the Commonwealth…

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ECCU Private Sector and Strategic Partners Discuss Air Transportation in the Currency Union
Thursday
June
20
2013

Former Chairman of the OECS Authority, Dr the Honourable Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, has made a plea to the governments of CARICOM and the OECS to support the operations of LIAT, particularly in light of the…

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Representatives of ECCU Commercial Banks to Review New Prudential Returns
Monday
June
10
2013

Bankers representing the 40 commercial banks which operate within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) will participate in a workshop at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) headquarters from 11 to 13 June to review the revised…

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ECCB Establishes ECCU Working Group on US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act
Friday
June
7
2013

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has spearheaded the establishment of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union Working Group on the United States Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) to ensure that financial institutions which operate…

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Association of Development Banks, OECS Secretariat and ECCB Discuss Tourism Development Strategy
Thursday
June
6
2013

Representatives of the Association of Development Banks of the Eastern Caribbean (ADBEC) and senior officers from the Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Secretariat and the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) agree that there is…

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Executives of the ICAEC and ECCU Accounting and Audit Professionals Convene for Joint ICAEC/World Bank Dissemination and Training Workshops
Wednesday
May
22
2013

As part of the continued plan of action of the World Bank Grant to strengthen the institutional capacity of the Institute of Chartered Accountants for the Eastern Caribbean (ICAEC), executive members and accounting professionals of the ICAEC from…

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The ECCU Private Sector Moves Towards Improving its Representation and Role in OECS Growth Process
Wednesday
May
22
2013

Representatives from the private sector in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) have approved a programme for the modernisation of key sectors to facilitate the growth and economic development of the OECS.

The programme, which addresses…

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ECCU Countries Discuss Action Plan for Further Strengthening Institutional Structure
Thursday
April
11
2013

The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) member countries are expected to receive further training and technical support during 2013/2014 in negotiation techniques for sources of finance; conducting a review of the current debt legislation in…

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