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
January, 2017) -2.7%
GDP (2015)
RGDP (Real)SBD$ 4,472m
NGDP (Nominal)SBD$ 8,142m
Real GDP Growth2.9%
Foreign Reserves
(March 15, 2017)SBD $4,308m
Interest Rates
(December, 2016)
Deposit Rate0.28%
Lending Rate11.40%
Money Supply
(March 15, 2017)SBD $4,572m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
23/03/2017
Last Week
16/03/2017
USD0.12660.1267
GBP0.10150.1041
EUR
0.11720.1200
AUD0.16510.1675
NZD
0.17970.1825
JPY14.079314.4828
SDR0.09300.0941
CNY0.87150.8752
Index106.9107.3