Communiqué of the 99th Meeting of the Monetary Council of the
Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
Issued: 23 July 2021
The Ninety-Ninth Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held on 23 July 2021, via…Read more >>
The people of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are next in line to benefit from a safer, faster, cheaper way to pay for goods and services with the imminent launch of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank’s (ECCB) DCash; the digital version of the EC…Read more >>
Following an open process supported by SRI Executive Search and a report from the Monetary Council appointed Selection Panel, which interviewed the shortlisted candidates, the Monetary Council has determined that the next Deputy Governor of the…Read more >>
Chairmanship of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will be transferred to the Honourable Premier and Council Member for Montserrat, Joseph Easton Farrell, during a Handing Over Ceremony on 23 July.
Premier Farrell will…Read more >>
As the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) marks 45 years of maintaining the EC dollar peg to the US dollar at a fixed rate of EC$2.70 to US$1.00, the Bank reflects, with pride, on the history of the EC dollar on this episode of ECCB Connects.
Reti…Read more >>
The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Regional Security System-Asset Recovery Unit (RSS-ARU) announce the winners 2021 ECCB/RSS-ARU Creative Youth Competition.
Students from five ECCB member countries impressed the seven judges with…Read more >>
The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy N. J. Antoine, reflects on the work and performance of the Bank over the 2020/2021 financial year and discusses the outlook for the year ahead on this episode of ECCB Connects.
The…Read more >>
The EC Dollar remains strong after 45 years of being pegged to the US Dollar at a fixed rate of EC$2.70 to US$1.00 on 7 July 1976.
The EC dollar serves as a source of stability for the people of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) and the…Read more >>
The Chief Executive Office of The Eastern Caribbean Partial Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECPCGC), Carmen Gomez-Trigg, answers frequently asked questions about the organisation’s loan guarantee programme and shares tips on how small business owners…Read more >>
Basseterre, Saint Christopher (St Kitts) and Nevis, 30 June 2021 – The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) recorded a net profit of $25.2 million for the year ended 31 March 2021, a 60.1 per cent decrease from the profit reported in the prior…Read more >>
As part of its ongoing engagement initiatives, ECCB is pleased to launch its quarterly AML/CFT Newsletter. The objective of the AML/CFT Newsletter is to provide regular updates to licensed financial institutions (LFIs), on topical AML/CFT issues…Read more >>
The Eastern Caribbean Partial Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECPCGC) announces two new products aimed at helping regional Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) rebound and grow their businesses.
The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) on…Read more >>
The new EC$5 polymer banknote is now available in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has issued the new notes to CIBC First Caribbean International Bank (Barbados) Ltd and RBTT Bank.
The ECCB launched its…Read more >>
The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has captured the Central Banking Publications FinTech and RegTech Global Award for its pioneering DCash Project.
The FinTech and RegTech Global Awards celebrate the innovations and achievements of central…Read more >>
The findings of the 2020 Annual Economic and Financial Review reveal that the economies of the ECCU countries suffered significant setback in 2020, mainly because of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB)…Read more >>