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Vacancy: Assistant Security Officer

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands is seeking to recruit a suitable and qualified person for the position of Assistant Security Officer within the Human Resource & Corporate Services Department.

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CBSI Role in the Cash Cycle

Many people still do not understand how cash circulates with in our economy and often express their interest in knowing more about the role of Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) in this area. This article describes the role of the Central Bank in the cash cycle and aims to inform the public of how the cycle works in general, in order for people to understand and
appreciate the role CBSI plays in maintaining smooth circulation. The full article and currency movement chart can be downloaded below.

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Debt – Growth Nexus, Case for Solomon Islands

External borrowing or debt is a common practice in developing and least developed countries around the world for various reasons. If local borrowing is limited, these countries depend on sourcing external funds to subsidize their deficit budgets or cushion revenue shortfalls and to fund major infrastructure or development projects.The full article can be downloaded below.

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Monetary Policy Stance – March 2017

Monetary Policy Stance – March 2017 At its meeting on March 29 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 low inflation environment provided policy space for the Bank to continue with its accommodative monetary policy stance to allow the economy to grow. visit our Monetary Policy page. Download PR Download...

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CBSI disassociate itself from Alfred Sasako’s article on the Island Sun

Press Release – CBSI disassociate itself from Alfred Sasako’s article on the Island Sun (Honiara 28 March 2017) -The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has disassociated itself from the article written by Alfred Sasako, titled “Does treasure hunt hold the secret for balancing the 2017 budget” published in the Island Sun newspaper on 28th March....

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Key Statistics

Inflation
(September, 2017) 1.5%
GDP (2016)
RGDP (Real) *estimates SBD$ 4,607m
NGDP (Nominal) *estimates SBD$ 8,504m
Real GDP Growth3.5%
Foreign Reserves
(November 08, 2017)SBD $4,435m
Interest Rates
September, 2017)
Deposit Rate0.30%
Lending Rate10.47%
Money Supply
(November 08, 2017)SBD $4,746m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
17/11/2017
Last Week
10/11/2017
USD0.12650.1270
GBP0.09600.0968
EUR
0.10740.1093
AUD0.16660.1656
NZD
0.18450.1826
JPY14.291514.4282
SDR0.08980.0905
CNY0.83890.8426
Index107.3106.9

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