Year: 2017

Saving Clubs Empowered

Saving Clubs Empowered By Natasha Eddie Article No. : 12/2017 The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) in partnership with the Pacific Financial Inclusion Program (PFIP) has successfully hosted a major workshop for saving groups practitioners around the Solomon Islands....

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Vacancy: Maintenance Officer – Carpentry

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands is seeking to recruit a suitable and qualified person for the position of Maintenance Officer- Carpentry within the Human Resource & Corporate Service Department (HRCSD).

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CBSI taking on Bechedemer Export

CBSI taking on Bechedemer Export By Natasha Eddie Article No. : 11/2017 A few months ago, the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) lifted it’s banned over the exportation of Bechedemer (Sea Cucumber). Soon it became a regular headline in the papers and a controversial topic in many public forums as groups and individuals continued to exploit the resource.  Eventually it reached a point where the regulation of this commodity was inevitable and needed to be monitored....

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Press Release: CBSI Board Provides Support to Isabel Province Entities

CBSI Board provides support to Isabel Province entities (Honiara 31.10.17) – The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) donated a total of sixty thousand dollars’ to Buala Hospital, Garanga Vocational Training Center and to the newly established Isabel Senior Secondary School in Isabel Province during their provincial board meeting held in Buala last week....

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CBSI conducts awareness on new policy for Bechedemer export

CBSI conduct awareness on new policy for Bechdemer export By Natasha Eddie Article No. : 10/2017 The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has successfully conducted its first training workshop on the policy change for Bechedemer (Sea Cucumber) exports on Friday 27 at the CBSI training room. This follows the announcement released on 25 October by CBSI along with the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, confirming Bechedemer (BDM) [Sea Cucumbers] exports to be assessed and exported under SPECIFC AUTHORITY....

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Key Statistics

(December, 2017) 1.8%
GDP (2016)
RGDP (Real) *estimates SBD$ 4,607m
NGDP (Nominal) *estimates SBD$ 8,504m
Real GDP Growth3.5%
Foreign Reserves
(March 07, 2018)SBD $4,904m
Interest Rates
December, 2017)
Deposit Rate0.37%
Lending Rate10.89%
Money Supply
(March 07, 2018)SBD $4,898m

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