Author: Natasha Eddie

Vacancy: Research Analyst – Research Unit

Research Analyst – Research Unit Vacancy No.:  02/2020 Department:  Economics Research and Statistics (ERSD) Work unit:      Research Unit Work type:      Full time Reports to:      Senior Analyst – Research Unit Download Info Download Form The Central Bank of Solomon Islands is seeking to recruit a suitable and qualified person for the position of  Research Analyst – Research Unit within the Economics Research and Statistics Department (ERSD). The potential candidate must have essential minimum experience and qualification below. Essential Qualification Tertiary qualification in Economics, Research, Statistics or any of the STEM disciplines. Essential Experience Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in conducting research and data analysis Responsibility Undertake research projects related to Monetary Policy, Financial Stability and general economic issues under consideration Application: To be considered, all applications submitted must include: An Introductory cover letter Completed recruitment application form (download available above) Current resume or curriculum vitae Certified copies of academic qualifications and transcripts Reference letters from two referees, one of whom must be a current or recent employer. Application address: The Secretary Central Bank of Solomon Islands P O Box 634 Honiara, Solomon Islands All applications must be sealed and shall be hand delivered or alternatively posted by mail with the above address or else applications may also be sent by email to: apeter@cbsi.com.sb copied to jaiapu@cbsi.com.sb Closing Date: 31st January, 2020 Time: 4:30pm visit our recruitment page for other...

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Vacancy: Research Analyst-Monetary Policy

Research Analyst – Monetary Policy Vacancy No.:  01/2020 Department:  Economics Research and Statistics (ERSD) Work unit:      Monetary Policy Work type:      Full time Reports to:      Senior Analyst – Monetary Policy Download Info Download Form The Central Bank of Solomon Islands is seeking to recruit a suitable and qualified person for the position of Research Analyst – Monetary Policy within the Economics Research and Statistics Department (ERSD). The potential candidate must have essential minimum experience and qualification below. Essential Qualification Tertiary qualification in Economics, Research, Statistics or related field Essential Experience Work experience in data analysis is essential Responsibility Responsible for the collating and compiling of all data from other ERSD units for the monitoring of monetary aggregates and related monetary policy analysis. The officer will also be responsible for all inflation forecasting Application: To be considered, all applications submitted must include: An Introductory cover letter Completed recruitment application form (download available above) Current resume or curriculum vitae Certified copies of academic qualifications and transcripts Reference letters from two referees, one of whom must be a current or recent employer. Application address: The Secretary Central Bank of Solomon Islands P O Box 634 Honiara, Solomon Islands All applications must be sealed and shall be hand delivered or alternatively posted by mail with the above address or else applications may also be sent by email to: apeter@cbsi.com.sb copied to jaiapu@cbsi.com.sb Closing Date: 31st...

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CBSI warns of another pyramid scheme in Solomon Islands

CBSI warns of another pyramid scheme in Solomon Islands Honiara, Solomon Islands – The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) is strongly advising the general public to avoid investing in a new pyramid scheme that is currently being promoted as “One Link Pacifica.”...

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Cryptocurrencies – Why it is a concern

Cryptocurrencies -Why it is a concern By CBSI Media Article No. : 14/2019 The evolution of new technologies supported by the development of intelligent digital technologies are driving transformational changes in the global economy, including how goods and services and assets are exchanged. (IMF 2016) An important development in this process has been the emergence of virtual currencies such as cryptocurrencies....

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Key Statistics

Inflation
(October, 2019) 2.1%
GDP (2016)
Actual (source: SINSO)
Real GDP
SBD$ 4,603m
Nominal GDP
SBD$ 8,606m
Real GDP Growth3.4%
Foreign Reserves
(February 12, 2020)SBD $4,809m
Interest Rates
(December, 2019)
Deposit Rate0.38%
Lending Rate10.40%
Money Supply
(February 12, 2020)SBD $4,958m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
21/02/2020
Last Week
14/02/2020
USD0.12150.1215
GBP0.09430.0932
EUR
0.11250.1119
AUD0.18300.1806
NZD
0.19120.1884
JPY13.593413.3450
SDR0.08920.0888
CNY0.8524 0.8481
Index113.3112.6

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