Category: Announcements

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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Central Bank clarifies POB board changes

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) is aware of recent media reports regarding changes to Pan Oceanic Bank (POB)’s board positions that may have caused unease and anxiety in the market especially to POB clients. The CBSI assures POB customers and clients that the changes to Board positions does not affect the stability and operations of POB. POB is managed by experienced professional staff at the operational level and continues to operate within the regulatory and prudential requirements of CBSI. For more information, on the above Public Notice, please call 21791 or email to: info@cbsi.com.sb   Central Bank of Solomon Islands    ...

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Email Fraud

The Central bank of Solomon Islands wishes to inform all stakeholders, organizations, financial institutions, the private sector and the general public of an email scam that is purportedly sent by the Governor of Central Bank Denton Rarawa. If you receive any email with  a Gmail address: executiveportal2@gmail.com that uses the Governor’s name, please do not open but delete it immediately.  It is a “phishing” email and you are warned against opening and/or responding to the message. For more information on the above Public Notice, please call 21791 or email to: info@cbsi.com.sb Central Bank of Solomon Islands  ...

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Rise in ATM card theft

(Honiara 11.10.16) – The general public is warned to be very careful when using the Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) in Honiara and around the country, whenever they decide to withdraw money....

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Key Statistics

Inflation
(March, 2017) -1.8%
GDP (2015)
RGDP (Real)SBD$ 4,472m
NGDP (Nominal)SBD$ 8,142m
Real GDP Growth2.9%
Foreign Reserves
(May 10, 2017)SBD $4,396m
Interest Rates
(February, 2017)
Deposit Rate0.27%
Lending Rate10.70%
Money Supply
(May 10, 2017)SBD $4,448m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
22/05/2017
Last Week
15/05/2017
USD0.12580.1254
GBP0.09670.0973
EUR
0.11240.1148
AUD0.16890.1696
NZD
0.18170.1830
JPY13.990714.1958
SDR0.09110.0918
CNY0.86490.8654
Index108.0
108.4