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Central banks and currencies of the Caribbean

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Central banks and currencies of the Caribbean

This is a list of the central banks and currencies of the Caribbean.

There are a number of currencies serving multiple territories; the most widespread are the East Caribbean dollar (8 countries and territories), the United States dollar (5) and the euro (4).

Country/Territory Currency Central bank Peg
 Antigua and Barbuda
 Saint Kitts and Nevis
 Saint Lucia
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
East Caribbean dollar Eastern Caribbean Central Bank 2.70 XCD = 1.00 USD
 Aruba Aruban florin Central Bank of Aruba 1.79 AWG = 1.00 USD
 Bahamas Bahamian dollar Central Bank of The Bahamas 1.00 BSD = 1.00 USD
 Barbados Barbadian dollar Central Bank of Barbados 2.00 BBD = 1.00 USD
Caribbean Netherlands;
 Sint Eustatius
United States dollar De Nederlandsche Bank (monetary authority)
Federal Reserve Bank (U.S. dollar)
 Cayman Islands Cayman Islands dollar Cayman Islands Monetary Authority 1.00 KYD = 1.20 USD
 Cuba Cuban peso /
Cuban convertible peso
Central Bank of Cuba 1.00 CUC = 1.00 USD
 Sint Maarten
Netherlands Antillean guilder[1] Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten 1.79 ANG = 1.00 USD
 Dominican Republic Dominican peso Banco Central de la República Dominicana float
 Saint Barthélemy
 Saint Martin
Euro European Central Bank EUR
 Haiti Haitian gourde Bank of the Republic of Haiti float
 Jamaica Jamaican dollar Bank of Jamaica float
 Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago dollar Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago float
 Turks and Caicos Islands
 United States Virgin Islands
 Puerto Rico
 British Virgin Islands
United States dollar Federal Reserve Bank USD
Surrounding countries and territories
Country/Territory Currency Central bank Peg
 Bermuda Bermudian dollar Bermuda Monetary Authority 1.00 BMD = 1.00 USD
 Belize Belize dollar Central Bank of Belize 2.00 BZD = 1.00 USD
 Guyana Guyanese dollar Bank of Guyana float
 Suriname Surinamese dollar Central Bank of Suriname float
 United States United States dollar Federal Reserve Bank float

See also


  1. ^ To be replaced by the Caribbean guilder in 2012
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