Category: Media

Press Release: Moving towards electronic payments

(Honiara 05.10.16) – Moving payments towards an electronic or digital platform can transform how individuals, business and the Government interact financially.  As a national financial inclusion priority area, the Central Bank of the Solomon Islands (CBSI), is committed to working with partners to identify and digitize payment channels....

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Speech: G2P P2G Digital Finance Workshop

Remarks by Deputy Governor Mr Gane Simbe, at a workshop on Digitizing Government Payments held by Central Bank of the Solomon Islands in partnership with the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme.

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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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Press Release: NFIS 2 highlighted at PIRI meeting

(Honiara 15.09.16) – On the side of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion – Global Policy Forum (AFI-GPF), the Pacific Islands Regional Initiative (PIRI) working group met on Monday 5th at Nadi Denarau Island, with the meeting being chaired by the Governor of Central Bank of Solomon Islands, Mr. Denton Rarawa....

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Key Statistics

Inflation
(September, 2018) 3.3%
GDP (2016)
Actual (source: SINSO)
Real GDP
SBD$ 4,603m
Nominal GDP
SBD$ 8,606m
Real GDP Growth3.4%
Foreign Reserves
(November 7, 2018)SBD $5,137m
Interest Rates
(September, 2018)
Deposit Rate0.33%
Lending Rate10.70%
Money Supply
(November 7, 2018)SBD $5,159m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
14/11/2018
Last Week
07/11/2018
USD0.12330.1230
GBP0.09510.0942
EUR
0.10940.1078
AUD0.17120.1704
NZD
0.18280.1846
JPY14.043613.9328
SDR0.08930.0887
CNY0.85780.8515
Index109.6109.6

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