Category: Press Releases

Press Release: CBSI appoints new Deputy Governor

Press Release: Dr Luke Forau Appointed as New Deputy Governor to CBSI Honiara. 21.09.18 – The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has formally announced the appointment of its new Deputy Governor, Dr. Luke Forau (PhD). Dr. Luke Forau, who succeeds former Deputy Governor, Mr. Gane Alva Simbe, has assumed responsibilities as of Tuesday 18 September . Outgoing Deputy Governor, Gane Simbe retired from official duties last week after serving the institution for more than 32 years....

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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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Key Statistics

Inflation
(October, 2018) 3.9%
GDP (2016)
Actual (source: SINSO)
Real GDP
SBD$ 4,603m
Nominal GDP
SBD$ 8,606m
Real GDP Growth3.4%
Foreign Reserves
(January 16, 2019)SBD $5,110m
Interest Rates
(November, 2018)
Deposit Rate0.33%
Lending Rate10.76%
Money Supply
(January 16, 2019)SBD $5,157m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
23/01/2019
Last Week
16/01/2019
USD0.12370.1239
GBP0.09560.0968
EUR
0.10890.1084
AUD0.17330.1720
NZD
0.18390.1816
JPY13.536813.4413
SDR0.08890.0888
CNY0.8419 0.8368
Index109.7109.40

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