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Caribbean Delegates Receive Training in the latest version of the Commonwealth Secretariat Debt Recording and Management System
Monday
November
11
2013

Basseterre, St Kitts 8 November 2013
Thirty-seven (37) Government Debt Officers and Central Bankers received first-hand training in the latest version of the Commonwealth Secretariat Debt Recording and Management System - CS-DRMS 2.0, a software…

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Financial Information Month Theme Song and Video Laud Innovation, Collaboration and Spending Prudence as Building Blocks of Economic Success
Friday
October
4
2013

The 2013 Financial Information Month theme song and accompanying video, which were produced by

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ECCB Celebrates 30 Years of Monetary and Financial Stability in the ECCU
Tuesday
October
1
2013

As the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) marks its 30th anniversary on 1 October, Governor of the ECCB, the Honourable Sir K Dwight Venner says, maintaining the stability of the EC Dollar and the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) financial…

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ECCB Hosts 2nd Annual Business Innovation Contest for ECCU Secondary School and Community College Students
Monday
September
30
2013

As part of the activities for Financial Information Month 2013, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will host its 2nd annual Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) Business Innovation Contest for Secondary School and Community College…

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Montserrat Secondary School and the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College Capture First Places in 2013 OECS Essay Competition
Monday
September
30
2013

Nadia Browne of the Montserrat Secondary School and Gernic Soudine, former student of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College in Saint Lucia are the first place winners in the respective categories of the 13th OECS Essay Competition, hosted and…

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ECCU Working Group on FATCA Works Towards Meeting Revised Deadlines
Tuesday
September
17
2013

The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) Working Group on the United States Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) continues to expend significant efforts to develop the compliance framework to ensure that licensed financial institutions in…

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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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