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ECCU strengthening fiscal and financial stability

ECCU strengthening fiscal and financial stability


The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will highlight the strategies that have been initiated to strengthen the region’s fiscal and financial stability when he presents the 2010 Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) Economic Review on Thursday, January 20.{{more}}

Governor Sir K. Dwight Venner’s presentation will also focus on recent global and regional issues and their impact on the economic performance of the ECCU, the progress of the region’s collective response to the global economic and financial crisis, and the factors that are critical to achieving sustainable growth and economic transformation within the ECCU.

The presentation will be broadcast simultaneously from 8 p.m. on radio and television stations in the eight member countries of the ECCU: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines.

Following the Governor’s review, a cross-section of citizens from the ECCU member countries, linked through video-conferencing technology, will engage him in discussions on the issues arising from the presentation and other issues that affect the economic development of the ECCU. The public is also invited to submit questions via e-mail to: [email protected]