June 25, 2013

Governor to report Thursday on financial system and EC dollar

The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Dwight Venner, will report on the Bank’s thrust to maintain the soundness of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) financial system and the stability of the EC dollar when he delivers the Bank’s 2012/2013 Annual Report presentation on Thursday, June 27.{{more}}

The Governor will outline the ECCB’s areas of priority for the 2012/2013 financial year and the work which the Bank undertook, through the Monetary Council, to strengthen the resilience of the ECCU financial system.

The presentation will also highlight the programmes which the Bank, in collaboration with regional and international agencies, implemented and advanced to assist its member governments with fiscal and debt management and to stimulate and increase economic growth in the ECCU.

The ECCB’s 2012/2013 Annual Report presentation will be broadcast on radio and television stations in the eight ECCB member countries at 8 p.m. The text, audio and video formats of the presentation will be also available on the Bank’s website (