Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB)
Banque centrale des Caraïbes orientales
1 Oct 1983, on the signing of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Agreement by representatives of the Governments of Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Kitts-Nevis, St Lucia and St Vincent-Grenadines, 5 Jul 1983. Took over activities of East Caribbean Currency Authority (ECCA) -- Autorité monétaire des Caraïbes orientales, set up 18 Jan 1965, on signing of East Caribbean Currency Agreement, by representatives of the Governments of Antigua, Barbados, Dominica, Montserrat, St Kitts-Nevis, Anguilla, St Lucia and St Vincent. An Amendment was signed, Nov 1973, permitting the withdrawal of Barbados, effective 31 Mar 1974. This Authority succeeded British Caribbean Currency Board (BCCB), formed in 1950; and was also referred to as East Caribbean Monetary Authority.
Maintain stability the Eastern Caribbean currency and the integrity of the banking system.
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