By Erasmus Williams
Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 17, 2018 – Leader of the Opposition in St. Kitts and Nevis and former prime minister and minister of finance, the Right Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas. was among opposition parliamentarians from the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) who attended a Growth Dialogue at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) headquarters in St. Kitts on Thursday.
The Growth Dialogue brought both governmental and non-governmental representatives across the currency union to find consensus on priorities and strategies for economic growth in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union. The first dialogue was held in March 2017.
Representatives joined governmental and non-governmental leaders from across the ECCU, in various working groups to examine the current economic situation and to offer suggestions after analyzing the most recent economic data from the ECCU countries.
This year’s theme was “Working Together to Raise Growth Levels and Resilience in the OECS.”