GOVERNOR OF THE ECCB PRESENTS 2009 ECONOMIC REVIEW OF THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN CURRENCY UNION


Basseterre, St Kitts, 22 January 2010
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Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Sir K. Dwight Venner will present the 2009 Economic Review of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) on 28 January 2010 at 8:00 p.m. on radio and television stations throughout the ECCU.

The Governor’s presentation will focus on a review of the global and regional issues that impacted the economic performance of the Currency Union in 2009, the collective response to the global and economic and financial crisis and the way forward, as the region’s leaders and people work together to improve their standard of living and quality of life.

The presentation will be broadcast simultaneously in the eight member countries of the ECCB – Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines.

Following the Governor’s review, a cross-section of citizens from the ECCB member countries, linked through video-conferencing technology, will engage the Governor in discussions on the issues arising from the presentation and other issues that affect the economic development of the ECCU.

The text, along with audio and video recordings of the Governor’s presentation will be available on the ECCeecuB’s website (www.eccb-central-bank.org) from 29 January 2010.

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