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CBSI conducts awareness on new policy for Bechedemer export

CBSI conduct awareness on new policy for Bechdemer export By Natasha Eddie Article No. : 10/2017 The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has successfully conducted its first training workshop on the policy change for Bechedemer (Sea Cucumber) exports on Friday 27 at the CBSI training room. This follows the announcement released on 25 October by CBSI along with the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, confirming Bechedemer (BDM) [Sea Cucumbers] exports to be assessed and exported under SPECIFC AUTHORITY....

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What you should know about Credit Unions

What you should know about Credit Unions  By Natasha Eddie Article No. : 09/2017 While you may have preferences on where to bank or save your money, you might want to take a look at what credit unions has to offer....

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Lets Get Digital; New Tax Payment System for the Nation

Let’s get digital; New Tax Payment System for the Nation By Natasha Eddie Article No. : 08/2017 Just recently this year, the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) made a commitment under the Better than Cash Alliance (BTCA) to use electronic payment channels. Following this commitment, the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) in partnership with SIG Ministries, the banks and other stakeholders, ensured that a project targeting the Solomon Islands Government Inland Revenue Department (IRD) would help introduced a modernized and automated type of taxation system.  ...

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Consumer Empowerment Rights

Consumer Empowerment Rights By Natasha Eddie Article No. : 07/2017 Having complaints about bank products and services? Rest assured there is a reporting mechanism in place that permits you as a consumer to launch your complaints to banks when you are dissatisfied about their products and services....

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Government Auction – Treasure Hunters Corner

Government Auction– A Treasure Hunters Corner By Natasha Eddie Article No. : 06/2017 Every investor wants to have an investment that offers a low risk and options to earn a guaranteed investment return. And while there are choices of investments on the platter to select from, a recommended choice is the Auction Treasury Bills or T-bills in short. The full article can be downloaded below....

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Key Statistics

Inflation
(May, 2019) 1.0%
GDP (2016)
Actual (source: SINSO)
Real GDP
SBD$ 4,603m
Nominal GDP
SBD$ 8,606m
Real GDP Growth3.4%
Foreign Reserves
(July 10, 2019)SBD $5,205m
Interest Rates
(April, 2019)
Deposit Rate0.32%
Lending Rate10.73%
Money Supply
(July 10, 2019)SBD $5,165m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
22/07/2019
Last Week
15/07/2019
USD0.12290.1226
GBP0.09830.0976
EUR
0.10950.1089
AUD0.17450.1749
NZD
0.18160.1834
JPY13.242513.2341
SDR0.08880.0886
CNY0.8452 0.8432
Index110.4110.7

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