Category: Press Releases

Press Release: CBSI Board Provides Support to Isabel Province Entities

CBSI Board provides support to Isabel Province entities (Honiara 31.10.17) – The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) donated a total of sixty thousand dollars’ to Buala Hospital, Garanga Vocational Training Center and to the newly established Isabel Senior Secondary School in Isabel Province during their provincial board meeting held in Buala last week....

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Press Release: CBSI Signs MOU with Griffith University

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) and Griffith University (GU) of Brisbane, Australia, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today ( 20 October 2017) that will facilitate and enhance joint research activities aimed at developing capacity for research and policy formulation at CBSI in the next 5 years.

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Press Release: Monetary Policy Stance – September 2017

At its meeting on October 3rd 2017, the Board of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) resolved to maintain the accommodative monetary policy stance for the next six months. CBSI Governor and Chairman, Mr. Denton Rarawa said the accommodative policy stance is appropriate given the slower growth in private sector credit, low inflation environment and the need to support economic activities....

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Press Release: CBSI on POB Issue

CBSI on POB Issue (Honiara 04.09.17) – The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) wish to advise the public to be cautious about bogus emails and misleading information currently circulating within Honiara about the internal operations of Pan Oceanic Bank (POB)....

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Key Statistics

Inflation
(February, 2018) 3.6%
GDP (2016)
Actual (source: SINSO)
Real GDP
SBD$ 4,603m
Nominal GDP
SBD$ 8,606m
Real GDP Growth3.4%
Foreign Reserves
(March 28, 2018)SBD $5,072m
Interest Rates
February, 2018)
Deposit Rate0.39%
Lending Rate10.79%
Money Supply
(March 28, 2018)SBD $4,991m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
27/04/2018
Last Week
20/04/2018
USD0.12690.1280
GBP0.09110.0905
EUR
0.10450.1036
AUD0.16780.1650
NZD
0.17960.1754
JPY13.873713.7421
SDR0.08790.0879
CNY0.80260.8028
Index107.1105.8

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