7 August, Basseterre, Saint Christopher (St Kitts) and Nevis – “Pandemic and Banking” will be the focus when the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) hosts its next online discussion programme – ECCB Digital Dialogues – on 11 August.
The ECCB and the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union Bankers’ Association reached an historic agreement in March to provide support to bank customers through a loan repayment deferral programme during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Governor of the ECCB, Timothy N. J. Antoine will moderate the session which will examine the features of the Loan Repayment Deferral Programme and what it means for bank customers; the regulatory perspective on the programme; and the opportunities for digitisation to enhance the efficiency and resilience of banking in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union.
Governor Antoine will be joined by Managing Director of Grenada Co-operative Bank Ltd, Richard Duncan; Director of the Bank Supervision Department at the ECCB, Christopher Louard; and President of the St Kitts and Nevis Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Giselle Matthews.
The discussion commences at 10:00 a.m. The public is invited to join the virtual discussion live on the ECCB Connects Facebook page.
For more information on the ECCB Digital Dialogues and registration details to join the conversation, visit the ECCB website www.eccb-centralbank.org or Facebook page: ECCB Connects.
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