Category: Media

Press Release: National Risk Assessment on anti-money laundering and terrorism financing

(Honiara 02.09.16) – The Solomon Islands Financial Intelligence Unit (SIFIU) finally launched and coordinated another major Ant-money laundering and combating financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) National Risk Assessment (NRA) program that commences Monday this week. The Risk Assessment work may take up to six (6) months to complete and requires the cooperation of both the private and the public sector. A one full day workshop held at the IBS hotel Wednesday this week was part of the NRA work....

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SIFIU warns of new pyramid scheme

(Honiara 04.08.16) – Honiara residents are strongly warned not to invest in a new pyramid scheme that is currently being promoted as a travel or tourism business based in the United States, that is promising members overseas holidays or dream trips, along with large amounts of cash in return....

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Press Release: Insurance Legislation under Review

(Honiara 28.07.16) – The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) in partnership with the UNCDF/UNDP Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) is undertaking a comprehensive review of the current Insurance legislation in the country. Download...

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Key Statistics

Inflation
(October, 2017) 1.6%
GDP (2016)
RGDP (Real) *estimates SBD$ 4,607m
NGDP (Nominal) *estimates SBD$ 8,504m
Real GDP Growth3.5%
Foreign Reserves
(November 22, 2017)SBD $4,473m
Interest Rates
October, 2017)
Deposit Rate0.34%
Lending Rate10.50%
Money Supply
(November 22, 2017)SBD $4,801m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
15/12/2017
Last Week
08/12/2017
USD0.12660.1262
GBP0.09440.0941
EUR
0.10730.1070
AUD0.16560.1675
NZD
0.18080.1841
JPY14.257514.2231
SDR0.08950.0894
CNY0.83690.8350
Index106.9107.6

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