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CCD - Canterbury Community Dollars Exchange Inc.
Local Exchange Trading System (LETS)

System had been going downhill for many years and eventually lost a sufficient numbers of people interested in both trading and maintaining the system.

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Administrator Information
Name Christoph Hensch
E-mail Address
First Language English
Organization CCD
Organization Type Non-Government Organization (Registered)
Currency System Information
Status Stopped
Year the System was Started 1989
Year the System was Stopped 2009
Community Christchurch
Country New Zealand
E-mail Address
Medium of Exchange Electronic Transaction using CES Software
Unit of Value Units of National Currency Equivalent
Valuation Non-Contract Agreement to Accept Currency
Cost-Recovery Mechanism
  1. Annual Fee (12 months)
  2. Monthly Fee
  3. Percentage levy on transactions
Source of Funding External Funding
Purpose for Establishing System All reasons
Population of Area Served by System 300,000
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