Category: Press Releases

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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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
(October, 2019) 2.1%
GDP (2016)
Actual (source: SINSO)
Real GDP
SBD$ 4,603m
Nominal GDP
SBD$ 8,606m
Real GDP Growth3.4%
Foreign Reserves
(January 08, 2020)SBD $4,902m
Interest Rates
(November, 2019)
Deposit Rate0.38%
Lending Rate10.47%
Money Supply
(January 08, 2020)SBD $5,057m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
24/01/2020
Last Week
17/01/2020
USD0.12180.1220
GBP0.09280.0934
EUR
0.11010.1095
AUD0.17780.1767
NZD
0.18470.1837
JPY13.333513.4292
SDR0.08830.0883
CNY0.8437 0.8399
Index111.6111.3

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