Year: 2017

Press Release: CBSI Signs MOU with Griffith University

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) and Griffith University (GU) of Brisbane, Australia, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today ( 20 October 2017) that will facilitate and enhance joint research activities aimed at developing capacity for research and policy formulation at CBSI in the next 5 years.

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What you should know about Credit Unions

What you should know about Credit Unions  By Natasha Eddie Article No. : 09/2017 While you may have preferences on where to bank or save your money, you might want to take a look at what credit unions has to offer....

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Press Release: Monetary Policy Stance – September 2017

At its meeting on October 3rd 2017, the Board of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) resolved to maintain the accommodative monetary policy stance for the next six months. CBSI Governor and Chairman, Mr. Denton Rarawa said the accommodative policy stance is appropriate given the slower growth in private sector credit, low inflation environment and the need to support economic activities....

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Monthly Economic Bulletin – August, 2017

Monthly Economic Bulletin – August, 2017 Monthly Economic Bulletin for August, 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
(March, 2018) 4.0%
GDP (2016)
Actual (source: SINSO)
Real GDP
SBD$ 4,603m
Nominal GDP
SBD$ 8,606m
Real GDP Growth3.4%
Foreign Reserves
(May 9, 2018)SBD $5,108m
Interest Rates
March, 2018)
Deposit Rate0.38%
Lending Rate10.79%
Money Supply
(May 9, 2018)SBD $4,960m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
22/05/2018
Last Week
15/05/2018
USD0.12620.1263
GBP0.09380.0932
EUR
0.10710.1058
AUD0.16710.1676
NZD
0.18200.1820
JPY14.004713.8292
SDR0.08890.0882
CNY0.80500.8003
Index107.4107.4

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