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ECCB Launches Historic DigitaI XCD Pilot Project

In what has been hailed a “historic undertaking”, The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) led by Governor Timothy Antoine launched today (March 12,2019) a securely minted and issued digital version of the EC (Eastern Caribbean) dollar (DXCD) as part of a pilot project designed to bring “shared prosperity for the citizens and residents of the ECCU.

The ECCB Digital Currency Pilot Project is estimated to last 18 months and cost about eight (8) million dollars from start to implementation throughout the entire ECCU, starting initially with three countries.Speaking at the launch at the ECCB Headquarters in Basseterre, St. Kitts, Governor Antoine.

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