Category: Announcements

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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Press Release: 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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Central Bank to apply new fees & charges

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands wish to inform the general public that it will now publish current and new fees and charges for services provided as required under the Central Bank of Solomon Islands Act 2012.

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Key Statistics

Inflation
January, 2017) -2.7%
GDP (2015)
RGDP (Real)SBD$ 4,472m
NGDP (Nominal)SBD$ 8,142m
Real GDP Growth2.9%
Foreign Reserves
(March 15, 2017)SBD $4,308m
Interest Rates
(December, 2016)
Deposit Rate0.28%
Lending Rate11.40%
Money Supply
(March 15, 2017)SBD $4,572m

Exchange Rates

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SBD
Today
23/03/2017
Last Week
16/03/2017
USD0.12660.1267
GBP0.10150.1041
EUR
0.11720.1200
AUD0.16510.1675
NZD
0.17970.1825
JPY14.079314.4828
SDR0.09300.0941
CNY0.87150.8752
Index106.9107.3