Category: Announcements

COMMENTARIES ON NPS 2018

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) invites key stakeholders, development partners, interest groups and the public to comment on the draft Payment Systems Bill 2018.

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Expression of Interest- CBSI Head Office Extension

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) is proposing to extend its current Head Office Building, and invites eligible and reputable firms to provide Project Management Consultancy Services. The consultancy firm will be required to provide consultancy services from the design stage to project completion.

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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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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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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 27, 2018)SBD $5,097m
Interest Rates
May, 2018)
Deposit Rate0.37%
Lending Rate10.60%
Money Supply
(June 27, 2018)SBD $4,969m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
16/07/2018
Last Week
09/07/2018
USD0.12520.1249
GBP0.09480.0941
EUR
0.10720.1067
AUD0.16890.1686
NZD
0.18520.1837
JPY14.077813.7955
SDR0.08930.0887
CNY0.83620.8302
Index108.3108.2

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