Year: 2016

Email Fraud

The Central bank of Solomon Islands wishes to inform all stakeholders, organizations, financial institutions, the private sector and the general public of an email scam that is purportedly sent by the Governor of Central Bank Denton Rarawa. If you receive any email with  a Gmail address: executiveportal2@gmail.com that uses the Governor’s name, please do not open but delete it immediately.  It is a “phishing” email and you are warned against opening and/or responding to the message. For more information on the above Public Notice, please call 21791 or email to: info@cbsi.com.sb Central Bank of Solomon Islands  ...

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Rise in ATM card theft

(Honiara 11.10.16) – The general public is warned to be very careful when using the Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) in Honiara and around the country, whenever they decide to withdraw money....

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Press Release: Moving towards electronic payments

(Honiara 05.10.16) – Moving payments towards an electronic or digital platform can transform how individuals, business and the Government interact financially.  As a national financial inclusion priority area, the Central Bank of the Solomon Islands (CBSI), is committed to working with partners to identify and digitize payment channels....

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Key Statistics

Inflation
(October, 2017) 1.6%
GDP (2016)
RGDP (Real) *estimates SBD$ 4,607m
NGDP (Nominal) *estimates SBD$ 8,504m
Real GDP Growth3.5%
Foreign Reserves
(November 22, 2017)SBD $4,473m
Interest Rates
October, 2017)
Deposit Rate0.34%
Lending Rate10.50%
Money Supply
(November 22, 2017)SBD $4,801m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
15/12/2017
Last Week
08/12/2017
USD0.12660.1262
GBP0.09440.0941
EUR
0.10730.1070
AUD0.16560.1675
NZD
0.18080.1841
JPY14.257514.2231
SDR0.08950.0894
CNY0.83690.8350
Index106.9107.6

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