The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is urging the public to be cognizant of counterfeit notes during the upcoming Christmas and New Year celebrations, since individuals often attempt to circulate them during periods of heightened commercial activity and at large public gatherings. The public is reminded that counterfeit notes have no value, and that persons […]

The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy N. J. Antoine has issued a call for the adoption of fiscal resilience legislation in the Caribbean. Speaking at the recent International Monetary Fund (IMF) 2017 High Level Caribbean Forum in Jamaica, Governor Antoine emphasised that given the region’s vulnerability to external shocks, building fiscal […]

On this week’s programme, we share with you the presentation – “From Work to Retirement: Preparing for a Smooth Transition” which Dr Robertine Chaderton delivered at the Financial Information Month (FIM) Retirement Symposium held at the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium, ECCB Headquarters on 25 October 2017.    

At its 89th Meeting, convened on 20 October, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Monetary Council approved the $50 as the circulation banknote on which The Honourable Sir K Dwight Venner’s image will be displayed as a permanent tribute to his legacy. The late Honourable Sir K Dwight Venner, former Governor of the ECCB, served the […]

International Financial Institutions (IFIs) including the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are now willing to reassess the policy of GDP per capita attached to concessionary development financing. Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said that this was a major result of his recent discussions in Washington with the President of the […]

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 financial infrastructure and ecosystem are required to better facilitate investments, business start-up and expansion, and mitigate risks across […]

ECCB DEMONSTRATES COMMITMENT TO DEVELOPMENT OF YOUNG MINDS THROUGH SPORTS Basseterre — The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) continues to demonstrate its commitment to promoting excellence in sports among the region’s young women through its sponsorship of the 2013 OECS/ECCB Under-23 Netball Tournament, which will be held in Antigua and Barbuda from 6 – 11 July.

ANNUAL REPORT PRESENTATION The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), the Honourable Sir K Dwight Venner presented a review of the performance of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) for the 2012/2013 Financial Year on Thursday, 27 June 2013 at 8 p.m. on radio and television stations throughout the eight ECCB member countries. […]

WORKSHOPS TO STRENGTHEN THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN HAILED A SUCCESS St Kitts — The Business Plan which would facilitate the sustainable growth and development of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Eastern Caribbean (ICAEC) has been finalised and over 70 executive members from all the branches of the ICAEC are […]

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