Category: Media

Public Notice – 2019 Cash Exchange Program

Public Notice – 2019 Cash Exchange Program The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) would like to inform the public that an exchange of soiled and mutilated or torn banknotes for new $5 dollar notes will take place this Friday 12th of April in front of the CBSI main office, Point Cruz. CBSI would like to ensure that only quality banknotes are circulated in the hands of individuals, communities, business houses and the public at large. This arrangement will continue for the next 4 weeks until the launch of Solomon Islands newest $5 dollar polymer banknote. For more information related to our currency, call us on 21791 or send an email on info@cbsi.com.sb Central Bank of Solomon Islands 11 April 2019  ...

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2019 South Pacific Central Banking Conference

2019 South Pacific Central Banking Research Conference The 2019 South Pacific Central Banking Research Conference will be held in Port Vila, Vanuatu from 13 – 15 November 2019. The annual conference brings together South Pacific central bank researchers to share with academics, policy makers, regulators, multilateral organisations, business leaders, civil society, from the South Pacific, Australasia and the wider Asia-Pacific region, current research on the region and to explore vital links between research and policy relating to central banking issues, including financial and private sectors and economic growth and development. Conference...

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Press Release: Monetary Policy Stance – March 2019

Press Release: Monetary Policy Stance – March 2019  Following its meeting on March 29 2019, the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) Board resolved to adopt a moderate tightening monetary policy stance for the next six months. You can download the Press Release and the full Monetary Policy Statement – March 2019 below. Press Release Monetary Policy...

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Press Release: Insurance Bill Consultation

Insurance Bill Consultation The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) and the Ministry of Finance and Treasury (MoFT) is conducting a nationwide consultation on the Insurance Bill 2018 in relation to changes to the Insurance Act....

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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
(August 14, 2019)SBD $5,074m
Interest Rates
(June, 2019)
Deposit Rate0.35%
Lending Rate10.72%
Money Supply
(August 14, 2019)SBD $5,140m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
23/08/2019
Last Week
16/08/2019
USD0.12120.1213
GBP0.09940.1006
EUR
0.10940.1088
AUD0.17900.1797
NZD
0.18970.1885
JPY12.912412.8387
SDR0.08800.0882
CNY0.8572 0.8512
Index112.4112.5

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