A regional Media Launch will be held here this week, for the new Polymer Bank Notes – to be issued by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB).

The Media Launch is set to take place this Wednesday May 29th, from 10:30 a.m. via a video conference.

It will include all countries within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU).

Resident representative of the ECCB – Elritha Miguel – said the new polymer 50 EC dollar note – will be released next month, while the 100, 20 and 10 dollar notes – will be released in August and September of this year.

The new 5 dollar notes will come on stream in August and September of 2020. Mrs. Miguel explained to WE FM News – why the polymer notes are being phased in gradually.

Tomorrow’s launch will hear remarks from Chairman of the ECCB Monetary Council – Dr. Keith Mitchell as well as the ECCB’s Governor Timothy Antoine.

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