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
(January , 2020) 4.4%
GDP (2017)
Actual (source: SINSO)
Constant 2012 prices
Real GDP
SBD$ 10,547m
Nominal GDP
SBD$ 11,703m
Real GDP Growth5.3%
Foreign Reserves
(March 25, 2020)SBD $4,705m
Interest Rates
(December, 2019)
Deposit Rate0.38%
Lending Rate10.40%
Money Supply
(March 25, 2020)SBD $5,021m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
06/04/2020
Last Week
30/03/2020
USD0.12040.1205
GBP0.09840.0973
EUR
0.11150.1086
AUD0.20020.1961
NZD
0.20510.1999
JPY13.058913.0125
SDR0.08860.0881
CNY0.8537 0.8838
Index118.4117.2

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