The Reserve Bank of Mount Vema has indicated today that the Vema Seamount Authority will make no changes to the debit ceiling. A decision made annually by the Reserve Bank on behalf of the Sovereign at the request of the Capital House Administration.
Every year in August after Independence Day Celebrations, the administration reports the state of the Vema Seamount and the community, a tradition to be followed by every Prime Ministers to outline the legislative proposals for the upcoming year, when proposing a new budget to request an increase to the debit ceiling.
This year and until 2024, in the absence of a Prime Minister, Capital House will be administered by a team of staff who will be responsible for outlining the legislative proposals for upcoming years, propose new budgets and request increases to the debit ceiling. So, because it will be presented directly to the sovereign, there will be no state of the territory speeches.
The Reserve Bank announcement was followed by the Central Bank (Bank of Mount Vema) own decision not to raise interest rates currently at 3.45%. The Bank of Mount Vema move was in line with market expectations.