Category: Press Releases

Press Release- Solomon Islands Government Commits to Digitization of 80% of Payments by 2020

Press Release – Solomon Islands Government Commits to Digitization of 80% of Payments by 2020 Honiara, Solomon Islands – The Solomon Islands Government has today announced its commitment to become a member of the Better Than Cash Alliance (BTCA) and use electronic payment channels for both payments and receipts in a way that improves lives and expands responsible digital financial services....

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Press Release – New Financial Inclusion Specialist in Honiara

Press Release – New Financial Inclusion Specialist in Honiara (Honiara 1 May 2017) The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) formally received the appointment of a new financial inclusion specialist under the United Nations Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) in Honiara, on Monday, May 1, 2017....

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Key Statistics

Inflation
(November, 2017) 1.6%
GDP (2016)
RGDP (Real) *estimates SBD$ 4,607m
NGDP (Nominal) *estimates SBD$ 8,504m
Real GDP Growth3.5%
Foreign Reserves
(January 10, 2018)SBD $4,804m
Interest Rates
October, 2017)
Deposit Rate0.34%
Lending Rate10.50%
Money Supply
(January 10, 2018)SBD $4,812m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
19/01/2018
Last Week
12/01/2018
USD0.12870.1284
GBP0.09300.0950
EUR
0.10550.1071
AUD0.16150.1631
NZD
0.17690.1777
JPY14.312114.3041
SDR0.08940.0901
CNY0.82800.8360
Index105.0105.6

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