Author: Natasha Eddie

What NPF’s new saving scheme is

What NPF’s new saving scheme is By Natasha Eddie, CBSI Communications Officer Article No. : 03/2017 For so long, those in the informal sectors have been excluded from joining Solomon Islands Provident Fund. But with the Solomon Islands National Provident Funds (SINPF) newly launched youSave saving scheme, self- employers like market vendors, farmers, taxi drivers, contractors, domestic fishermen can now save their money for retirement.  ...

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Press Release- Solomon Islands Government Commits to Digitization of 80% of Payments by 2020

Press Release – Solomon Islands Government Commits to Digitization of 80% of Payments by 2020 Honiara, Solomon Islands – The Solomon Islands Government has today announced its commitment to become a member of the Better Than Cash Alliance (BTCA) and use electronic payment channels for both payments and receipts in a way that improves lives and expands responsible digital financial services....

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Press Release – New Financial Inclusion Specialist in Honiara

Press Release – New Financial Inclusion Specialist in Honiara (Honiara 1 May 2017) The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) formally received the appointment of a new financial inclusion specialist under the United Nations Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) in Honiara, on Monday, May 1, 2017....

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Key Statistics

Inflation
(April, 2018) 3.9%
GDP (2016)
Actual (source: SINSO)
Real GDP
SBD$ 4,603m
Nominal GDP
SBD$ 8,606m
Real GDP Growth3.4%
Foreign Reserves
(June 13, 2018)SBD $5,191m
Interest Rates
March, 2018)
Deposit Rate0.38%
Lending Rate10.79%
Money Supply
(June 13, 2018)SBD $5,080m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
19/06/2018
Last Week
12/06/2018
USD0.12560.1263
GBP0.09470.0943
EUR
0.10820.1072
AUD0.16900.1662
NZD
0.18110.1797
JPY13.883513.8630
SDR0.08900.0860
CNY0.80690.8091
Index108.0107.0

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