Month: July 2017

Solomon Islands Currency: The Numismatic Business

Solomon Islands Currency: The Numismatic Business By Daniel Haridi, Chief Manager of Currency & Banking Department Article No. : 05/2017 The word numismatic in the CBSI context refers to coins that are minted or made, depicting certain events to be commemorated for collectors.  There are collectors who collect items for either fun or hobby, for example, collectors of items like stamps, candy bars, beers etc. With regards to coins, there are collectors who collect coins for fun or as a hobby as well. There are also the more serious collectors who collect coins for the intrinsic value of the coins. This group of collectors look at the investment potential from coin collecting because of the alloy composition of the coins like gold or silver. Still others want to collect coins because of the exotic nature and often the rarity of the coin due to errors from minting or because they are considered ancient.    ...

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Monthly Economic Bulletin – June, 2017

Monthly Economic Bulletin – June, 2017 Monthly Economic Bulletin for May, 2017 is now available. PDF version can be downloaded below. Also visit our Monthly Economic bulletin page for past reports....

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Key Statistics

Inflation
(May, 2018) 2.8%
GDP (2016)
Actual (source: SINSO)
Real GDP
SBD$ 4,603m
Nominal GDP
SBD$ 8,606m
Real GDP Growth3.4%
Foreign Reserves
(August 1, 2018)SBD $5,130m
Interest Rates
(June, 2018)
Deposit Rate0.35%
Lending Rate10.84%
Money Supply
(August 1, 2018)SBD $5,116m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
15/08/2018
Last Week
07/08/2018
USD0.12430.1249
GBP0.09750.0965
EUR
0.10930.1079
AUD0.17130.1686
NZD
0.18890.1854
JPY13.791713.9089
SDR0.08960.0894
CNY0.85600.8555
Index109.3108.4

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