Category: Press Releases

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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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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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, 2019) 2.1%
GDP (2016)
Actual (source: SINSO)
Real GDP
SBD$ 4,603m
Nominal GDP
SBD$ 8,606m
Real GDP Growth3.4%
Foreign Reserves
(February 12, 2020)SBD $4,809m
Interest Rates
(December, 2019)
Deposit Rate0.38%
Lending Rate10.40%
Money Supply
(February 12, 2020)SBD $4,958m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
21/02/2020
Last Week
14/02/2020
USD0.12150.1215
GBP0.09430.0932
EUR
0.11250.1119
AUD0.18300.1806
NZD
0.19120.1884
JPY13.593413.3450
SDR0.08920.0888
CNY0.8524 0.8481
Index113.3112.6

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