ECCB Governor Says Inflation Falling, But Not Fast Enough

In a Christmas message, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Governor Timothy Antoine reiterated the strength of the EC dollar and noted falling inflation. However, Antoine highlighted the threat of the climate crisis to macroeconomic and financial stability. “The climate crisis remains a clear and present danger for macroeconomic and financial stability,” Antoine asserted. “Inflation […]

ECCB Invites Public to Share Views on New Image for EC Currency

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank invites you to share your views on what image should replace the portrait of the late Queen Elizabeth II on the EC currency. The proposed image is the logo of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union, which features the flags of its eight member countries. Are you in favour of this […]

ECCB to present 40th Anniversary Lecture in St Vincent on Friday

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank’s highly acclaimed Lecture Series in celebration of its 40th Anniversary moves to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on Friday, 21 July, 2023, starting 6:00p.m. at the Beachcombers Hotel Conference Room. Due to limited space at the venue, members of the public are encouraged to join virtually via the ECCB Connects […]

Saint Lucia To Hand Over ECCB Monetary Council Chairmanship To Saint Vincent & The Grenadines

Chairmanship of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will be transferred to the Honorable Minister of Finance and Council Member for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Camillo Gonsalves, following an official Handing Over Ceremony on 21 July at the Beachcombers Hotel. Minister Gonsalves will succeed the Outgoing Chairman, the Honourable Prime […]

Grenada wants commemorative EC$50 note to mark 50th anniversary

The Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will in July approve or deny Grenada’s request to print commemorative EC$50 notes as part of activities to observe Grenada’s 50th Independence celebrations in February 2024. “As part of our Golden Jubilee, I am happy to report that Cabinet has approved and made a request […]

First St Vincent Bank Ltd Placed Under Receivership By ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 138 of the Banking Act No 4 of 2015 of the laws of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has appointed a Receiver for First St Vincent Bank Ltd (FSVB) with effect 26 May 2023. FSVB has been providing banking services to […]

Antigua and Barbuda’s GDP Reaches EC$5 Billion, Reports ECCB Governor

The Cabinet invited the Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) to present his Country Report on Antigua and Barbuda, and the Bank’s Report on the economic performance of the ECCU region, to make projections and recommendations for strengthening the state’s and the region’s economic performance. For two hours, the Governor of the Bank […]


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