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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, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Anguilla and Montserrat, as well the activities of the Regional Representative Office.

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

News and Highlights


CARTAC Technical Assistance Reports

November 4, 2013 click for more

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

January 1, 2010 through August 31, 2013 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

Conference in Trinidad & Tobago – Rethinking Policy to Address Low Growth and High Debt in the Caribbean

September 4-5, 2012 click for more

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Eastern Caribbean Currency Union and the IMF

Transcript of a Press Briefing: Western Hemisphere Department

April 12, 2014

St. Kitts and Nevis: 2014 Article IV Consultation and the Seventh and Eighth Reviews Under the Stand-by Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Applicability and Nonobservance of Performance Criterion-Staff Report; Press Releases

March 27, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/86 click for more

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with St. Kitts and Nevis

March 27, 2014

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Seventh and Eighth Reviews Under Stand-By Arrangement for St. Kitts and Nevis and Approves US$3.43 Million Disbursement

March 19, 2014

IMF Mission Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with Grenada on an Economic Program under the Extended Credit Facility

March 14, 2014

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Regional Economic Outlook: Western Hemisphere

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Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) remains in low gear, reflecting a less supportive external environment and, in some cases, domestic supply-side constraints. The region's output is projected to expand by 2¾ percent in 2013, with domestic demand remaining the main driver. The growth rate is expected to edge up to 3 percent in 2014 as external demand strengthens gradually, but will remain below the average growth rate of the last decade. In countries with low inflation and anchored inflation expectations, monetary policy should be the first line of defense if downside risks to the baseline materialize. Fiscal consolidation remains appropriate for countries with tight capacity constraints or limited fiscal space; it will also help constrain the continued widening of current account deficits. Safeguarding financial stability is a key priority in an environment of tighter global financial conditions and increased asset price volatility. 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