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
(December, 2018) 4.2%
GDP (2016)
Actual (source: SINSO)
Real GDP
SBD$ 4,603m
Nominal GDP
SBD$ 8,606m
Real GDP Growth3.4%
Foreign Reserves
(February 06, 2019)SBD $5,291m
Interest Rates
(December, 2018)
Deposit Rate0.30%
Lending Rate10.79%
Money Supply
(February 06, 2019)SBD $5,191m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
18/02/2019
Last Week
11/02/2019
USD0.12370.1239
GBP0.09620.0957
EUR
0.10960.1093
AUD0.17360.1748
NZD
0.18060.1837
JPY13.685213.5993
SDR0.08920.0891
CNY0.8383 0.8357
Index109.9110.1

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