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Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU)

This web page provides information about the work of the IMF in the ECCU and its member countries Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, as well the activities of the Regional Representative Office.

At a Glance : Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) countries

News and Highlights


ECCU Countries -- Technical Assistance Reports by the IMF's Fiscal Affairs Department

June 2009 through June 2014 click for more

CARTAC Technical Assistance Reports

July 2014 click for more

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Discussion on Common Policies of Member Countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

Press Release; June 19, 2014 click for more

IMF Executive Board Concludes Macroeconomic Issues in Small States and Implications for Fund Engagement

Public Information Notice - April 1, 2013 click for more

Ambitious Reforms Needed for Growth to Return in the Caribbean

Press Release; September 5, 2012 click for more

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Eastern Caribbean Currency Union and the IMF

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with St. Lucia

February 11, 2016

Grenada: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; and Staff Report

December 3, 2015
Series: Country Report No. 15/333 click for more

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Grenada, and Approves US$2.7 Million Disbursement

November 25, 2015

St. Lucia: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2015 Article IV Mission

November 24, 2015
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments. click for more

Dominica: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; for Dominica

November 18, 2015
Series: Country Report No. 15/316 click for more

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Regional Economic Outlook: Western Hemisphere

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The economic outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean remains very challenging. Regional growth is projected to decline for a fifth consecutive year in 2015, dipping below 1 percent. Weakness is concentrated among South America's commodity exporters, where falling global commodity prices have compounded country-specific challenges. Meanwhile, growth is projected to be steady or stronger for most of the Caribbean, Central America, and Mexico, supported by lower oil bills for importers and robust economic recovery in the United States. The analysis in this report examines core challenges facing the region: the impact of lower commodity prices on fiscal and external positions, the drivers of the slowdown in investment, and the role of economic diversification for longer-term growth prospects. Click for more

Regional Resident Representative Office in Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU)

Wayne Mitchell
Regional Resident Representative
TEL: +1-268-562-8189
FAX: +1-268-562-8192