Welcome to the Central Bank of Solomon Islands

CBSI is the premier financial institution in the country and is at the center of the banking and financial system, performing a number of essential functions, including the formulation and implementation of the country’s monetary policies.

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Maintaining Price Stability

Our Primary Objective is to maintain price stability, Price stability is essential for sustainable economic growth and it represents one of the key outcomes that monetary policy aims to achieve.

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Maintaining a Stable Financial System.

An additional objective of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands, is to foster and to maintain a stable financial system.

> visit Financial Stability

KEY INDICATORS

Inflation
(January, 2019) 3.7%
GDP (2016)
Actual (source: SINSO)
Real GDP
SBD$ 4,603m
Nominal GDP
SBD$ 8,606m
Real GDP Growth3.4%
Foreign Reserves
(March 13, 2019)SBD $5,194m
Interest Rates
(December, 2018)
Deposit Rate0.30%
Lending Rate10.79%
Money Supply
(March 13, 2019)SBD $5,156m

LATEST NEWS

Press Release: Insurance Bill Consultation

Insurance Bill Consultation The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) and the Ministry of Finance and Treasury (MoFT) is conducting a nationwide consultation on the Insurance Bill 2018 in relation to changes to the Insurance Act....

Why New Banknotes?

Why New Banknotes? By CBSI Press Article No. : 01/2019 A lot of people may ask why the Central banks issue new bank notes. It’s really that simple. Advances in technology have provided counterfeits with better methods for imitating genuine banknotes. For this reason...

Norma puts Solomon Islands on the FI global map

Norma puts Solomon Islands on the FI global map By CBSI Press Article No. : 02/2018 She was among six of the top recipients from around the globe to receive the 2018 Young Generation award on the night of the sixth Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Awards in...

Meet Women in Micro Business Who Inspire Us

Meet Women in Micro Business Who Inspire Us By Natasha Eddie Article No. : 01/2018 Last year I was part of a team from the Central Bank of Solomon Islands who went to few parts of Solomon Islands to assess women in micro businesses. I had a chance to talk with women...

EXCHANGE RATES

per
SBD
Today
20/03/2019
Last Week
13/03/2019
USD0.12340.1234
GBP0.09300.0939
EUR
0.10880.1095
AUD0.17390.1744
NZD
0.18010.1802
JPY13.738413.7375
SDR0.08850.0889
CNY0.8287 0.8286
Index110.0110.1

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