Category: Article

What you should know about Financial Inclusion

What you should know about Financial Inclusion  CBSI Media  Article No. : 07/2021 This week we will look at the topic Financial Inclusion. We will try to understand what Financial Inclusion is and what role CBSI plays to drive...

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Benefits of Trade

Benefits of Trade  By CBSI Media  Article No. : 06/2021 We would describe the Solomon Islands as an ‘’open’’ economy because we are free to trade with other countries. But what are the benefits to the country of engaging in...

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Long Term Economic Growth

Long Term Economic Growth  By CBSI Media  Article No. : 05/2021 Last weekend we look at the topic Government Budget. This weekend we will focus on the topic Long-Term Economic Growth. In this topic we consider the sources of...

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UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE SOLOMON ISLANDS

Unemployment in the Solomon Islands By CBSI Media Article No. : 03/2021 In our previous article on unemployment we looked at the issues of unemployment. We learned that unemployment is usually classified according to the various...

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Key Statistics

Inflation
(April, 2021) -1.4%
GDP (2017)
Actual (source: SINSO)
Constant 2012 prices
Real GDP
SBD$ 10,547m
Nominal GDP
SBD$ 11,703m
Real GDP Growth5.3%
Foreign Reserves
(July 21, 2021)SBD $5,556m
Interest Rates
(March, 2021)
Deposit Rate0.53%
Lending Rate10.44%
Money Supply
(July 21, 2021)SBD $5,540m

Exchange Rates

Per
SBD
Today
30/07/2021
Last Week
23/07/2021
USD0.12400.1240
GBP0.08880.0901
EUR0.10430.1053
AUD0.16760.1680
NZD0.17690.1779
JPY13.584213.6592
CNY0.80200.8019
SDR0.08680.0872
Index108.00108.10

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