Rarawa – “Digital finance, key to de-risking”

De-risking has become a development financing issue that many countries in the Pacific are still struggling to tackle. According to the Governor of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands, Mr. Denton Rarawa, this is an issue of concern not only to Central banks in the region but in other parts of the world.

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Vacancy: Administrative Assistant, FMSD

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands is seeking to recruit a suitable and qualified person for the position of Administrative Assistant within the Financial Market Supervision Department (FMSD).

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Vacancy: Administrative Assistant, ERSD

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands is seeking to recruit a suitable and qualified person for the position of Administrative Assistant within the Economics Research and Statistics Department (ERSD).

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Monthly Economic Bulletin – April, 2017

Monthly Economic Bulletin – April, 2017 The Monthly Economic Bulletin for April, 2017 is now available. PDF version can be downloaded below. Also visit our Monthly Economic bulletin page for past reports....

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Vacancy: Assistant Security Officer

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands is seeking to recruit a suitable and qualified person for the position of Assistant Security Officer within the Human Resource & Corporate Services Department.

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What NPF’s new saving scheme is

What NPF’s new saving scheme is By Natasha Eddie, CBSI Communications Officer Article No. : 03/2017 For so long, those in the informal sectors have been excluded from joining Solomon Islands Provident Fund. But with the Solomon Islands National Provident Funds (SINPF) newly launched youSave saving scheme, self- employers like market vendors, farmers, taxi drivers, contractors, domestic fishermen can now save their money for retirement.  ...

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Key Statistics

Inflation
(May, 2018) 2.8%
GDP (2016)
Actual (source: SINSO)
Real GDP
SBD$ 4,603m
Nominal GDP
SBD$ 8,606m
Real GDP Growth3.4%
Foreign Reserves
(August 8, 2018)SBD $5,060m
Interest Rates
(June, 2018)
Deposit Rate0.35%
Lending Rate10.84%
Money Supply
(August 8, 2018)SBD $5,037m

Exchange Rates

per
SBD
Today
20/08/2018
Last Week
17/08/2018
USD0.12430.1250
GBP0.09770.0976
EUR
0.10900.1088
AUD0.17070.1700
NZD
0.18800.1883
JPY13.762813.8375
SDR0.08960.0897
CNY0.85650.8545
Index109.2108.5

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