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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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ECCB Hosts 5th Annual Conference of Regional Central Banks Security Chiefs
Friday
June
30
2017
by
ECCB

Chiefs of Security from Central Banks across the Caribbean have been challenged to embrace change, grow leadership capacity and deepen regional cooperation. 


Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, Timothy N. J. Antoine issued that challenge…

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ECCB Records Profit for 2016-2017 Financial Year
Thursday
June
29
2017
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has recorded a net profit $6.3 million for the 2016-2017 financial year.


The Bank’s Annual Report and Statement of Accounts for the financial year ended 31 March 2017, characterises the 2016-2017 financial…

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The ECCB Observes 41st Year of EC Dollar Peg to US Dollar
Friday
May
5
2017
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will celebrate 41 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.  Since then, the Bank has been…

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Change in Chairmanship of the ECCB Monetary Council
Friday
March
31
2017
by
ECCB

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

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Annual Regional Interactive Session with ECCU Grade 6 Students of ECCB Primary School Mentorship Programme
Friday
March
17
2017
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will host the fourth annual Regional Interactive Session with Grade 6 Students of the ECCU Primary School Mentorship Programme in June 2017.


The regional interactive forum will provide the students with…

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Sir K Dwight Venner To Be Laid to Rest 4 January 2017
Tuesday
January
31
2017

Lady Lynda Venner, widow of The Honourable Sir K Dwight Venner, former Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has advised that the funeral service for Sir Dwight will be held at 2:00 p.m. on 4 January 2017, at the Minor Basilica of…

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