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, 2016) -2.8%
GDP (2015)
RGDP (Real)SBD$ 4,472m
NGDP (Nominal)SBD$ 8,142m
Real GDP Growth2.9%
Foreign Reserves
(February 08, 2017)SBD $4,280m
Interest Rates
(December, 2016)
Deposit Rate0.29%
Lending Rate10.66%
Money Supply
(February 08, 2017)SBD $4,602m
Monetary Statistics - 08th February, 2017

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
22/02/2017
Last Week
15/02/2017
USD0.12680.1268
GBP0.10190.1015
EUR
0.12010.1198
AUD
0.16530.1658
NZD0.17710.1769
JPY14.390414.4566
SDR

0.09390.0936
CNY0.87270.8713
Index106.9107