Category: Media

Press Release: New polymer banknote signed off

Press Release: Governor Rarawa signs off on $5 Polymer banknote proof Melbourne, AUSTRALIA – Governor Denton Rarawa officially signed off on the Solomon Island’s latest $5 polymer banknote proof at Note Printing Australia’s high security facility today. The proof was co-signed by NPA’s CEO, Malcolm McDowell....

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Press Release: Renbel School gets timely support from CBSI

Press Release: Renbel School gets timely support from CBSI The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) Board of Directors have donated twenty thousand dollars’ to the New Place Provincial Secondary School (PSS) in Tingoa, Renbel Province following their visit to the school on Monday early this week....

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Press Release: Building Capacity for Central Banking Work

Press Release: Building Capacity for Central Banking work (Honiara 10.07.18) – The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) in collaboration with Griffith University’s South Pacific Centre for Central Banking recently conducted an internal joint seminar series on July 3 at the CBSI training room....

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Governors Speech – Governors Remarks at the Launching of the commemorative $40 note and $2 colored coin

Speech: Remarks by Central Bank Governor, Denton Rarawa at the Launching of Solomon Islands commemorative $40 note and coloured $2 coin, marking Solomon Islands 40th Anniversary Independence. Denton Rarawa Governor Central Bank of Solomon Islands Launching of Solomon Islands commemorative $40 note and coloured $2 coin, marking Solomon Islands 40th Anniversary of Independence. Honiara – 05th July, 2018 Download PDF Remarks by Central Bank Governor, Denton Rarawa at the launching of Solomon Islands commemorative $40 note and coloured $2 coin, marking Solomon Islands 40th Anniversary of Independence, 5th July 2018 ___________________________________________________________________ [Salutation] PS Ministry of Finance CBSI Board Directors Commercial Bank Managers Representatives of the Media Good people of Solomon Islands Ladies & Gentlemen First of all, let me welcome you to the Central Bank and thank you for joining us this morning to witness the launch of the $40 polymer note and coloured $2 coin to mark our country’s 40th anniversary of independence.  This is a happy occasion for the Central Bank as it marks the culmination of a project that started about a year ago, but also as this event represents the Bank’s contribution towards our national celebration on the occasion of our country’s achievement of 40 years of nationhood. The idea to issue a $40 note and a coloured $2 coin to commemorate our country’s 40th anniversary of independence was discussed by the CBSI Board in...

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Key Statistics

Inflation
(August, 2018) 2.6%
GDP (2016)
Actual (source: SINSO)
Real GDP
SBD$ 4,603m
Nominal GDP
SBD$ 8,606m
Real GDP Growth3.4%
Foreign Reserves
(October 17, 2018)SBD $5,057m
Interest Rates
(August, 2018)
Deposit Rate0.33%
Lending Rate10.70%
Money Supply
(October 17, 2018)SBD $5,131m

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GBP0.09460.0937
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JPY13.308013.7804
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