Eastern Caribbean Central Bank facts for kids
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The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank is the central bank of a group of six independent Caribbean nations, namely:
- Antigua and Barbuda,
- Saint Kitts and Nevis,
- Commonwealth of Dominica,
- Saint Lucia,
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines,
It was set up in October 1983 in order to keep the East Caribbean dollar (EC$) stable, to regulate the banking system and to help the balanced growth and development of member states. Its headquarters are in Basseterre, on the island of St. Kitts.
All of the ECCB members are also a part of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
- East Caribbean dollar
- Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange
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