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ECCB governor to report on performance of sub-regional economy
Published on January 25, 2014 Email To Friend    Print Version

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (SKNIS) -- The performance of the economy of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) in 2013 will be reported on when Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Governor Sir Dwight Venner makes his annual presentation next Tuesday.

ECCB Governor Sir Dwight Venner
Venner will also host a discussion on the themes of his presentation, which will also include the initiatives that are being taken to spur and sustain growth in the ECCU. In addition, the main challenges and accomplishments of the currency union over the year and the top priorities for the ECCU over the next three years will also be discussed.

The objectives of the ECCU Economic Review, which was first presented in January 2005, are to: inform the citizens of the ECCU about the performance and prospects for the ECCU economy; stimulate public discussion on economic issues that are relevant to the region; and empower the people of the ECCU to participate in the socio-economic development of their respective countries and the currency union as a whole.
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