October is Financial Information Month (FIM) in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union.
The theme for FIM is: Financial Empowerment Through Education. FIM is a regional financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial education campaign that has been executed in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) since 2002.
The Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines issued an EC $28 million dollars 91-day Treasury Bill (VCB071218) on 6th September, 2018, via the Regional Government Securities Market (RGSM) to be traded on the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange (ECSE), which closed at an interest (discount) rate of 2 percent. This was a re-issue of the 91-Day Treasury Bill with trading symbol VCB050918 that was issued on June 6th, 2018.
Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Hon. Camillo Gonsalves, has said that the construction of the Commercially Important People (CIP), lounge at the Argyle International Airport (AIA), is beneficial to this country’s tourism product.