Eastern Caribbean Central Bank


Eastern Caribbean Central Bank

Infobox Central bank
bank_name =
headquarters = Basseterre, St. Kitts
bank_of = Collapsible list |title=OECS|"Anguilla", Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, "Montserrat", Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank is the monetary authority of a group of six independent Caribbean nations namely:
* Antigua and Barbuda,
* Grenada,
* Saint Kitts and Nevis,
* Commonwealth of Dominica,
* Saint Lucia,
* Saint Vincent and the Grenadines,and two overseas Caribbean territories of the United Kingdom namely,
* Anguilla,
* Montserrat.

It was founded in October 1983 in order to maintain the stability of the East Caribbean dollar (EC$) and the integrity of the banking system in order to facilitate the balanced growth and development of member states. Its headquarters are located in the city of Basseterre, on the island of St. Kitts.

All of the ECCB members are also a part of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).

See also

*East Caribbean dollar
*Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange

External links

* [http://www.eccb-centralbank.org/index.asp Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Web site]


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