Month: March 2019

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....

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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 Central banks must develop more advanced security features. In addition, the Central Bank is also conscious of the need to introduce notes that are durable to ensure added life expectancy of notes in circulation....

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Key Statistics

Inflation
(January , 2020) 4.4%
GDP (2017)
Actual (source: SINSO)
Constant 2012 prices
Real GDP
SBD$ 10,547m
Nominal GDP
SBD$ 11,703m
Real GDP Growth5.3%
Foreign Reserves
(March 25, 2020)SBD $4,705m
Interest Rates
(December, 2019)
Deposit Rate0.38%
Lending Rate10.40%
Money Supply
(March 25, 2020)SBD $5,021m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
03/04/2020
Last Week
27/03/2020
USD0.12040.1205
GBP0.09720.0991
EUR
0.11090.1093
AUD0.19900.1991
NZD
0.20370.2048
JPY12.994813.2002
SDR0.08830.0884
CNY0.8549 0.8550
Index118.0118.2

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