Category: Press Releases

Press Release: CBSI on POB fake news

CBSI on POB fake news (Honiara 03.10.18) – The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) strongly advises the public to stop spreading false information about the operations of one of the commercial banks....

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Press Release: Monetary Policy Stance – September 2018

Press Release: Monetary Policy Stance – September 2018 The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) Board at its meeting on 27th September 2018 has approved an accommodative monetary policy stance for the next six months. This decision is based on the modest levels of projected inflation, stable macroeconomic conditions and the need to support growth in the economy. Download...

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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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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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