Category: Economy

Mr. Uesugi, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Visit Honiara Airport project site

Sharon Nanau- April 27, 2022

A delegation of seven officials led by Mr. Uesugi, the Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, visited the Honiara Airport project site on Tuesday, ... Read More

Payroll Charges Increase, Scholarship Budget Decreases

Sharon Nanau- April 26, 2022

The Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MERHD) has allocated 565.1 million dollars for its Payroll Charges for this year, which is an increase ... Read More

Dentana rebuts claim of Government financial distress

Jared Koli- March 29, 2022

The Permanent Secretary (PS) of Ministry of Finance and Treasury (MOFT) Mckennie Dentana refutes claims by Alfred Sasako in the front page of Solomon Star ... Read More

Economy still faces significant uncertainties and risks: CBSI

Jared Koli- March 11, 2022

Based on recent assessments of economic conditions and outlook, the Central Bank of Solomon Islands Board in its meeting on 10th March 2022 deemed it ... Read More

CPI rises 0.4 percent in December 2021

Jared Koli- March 11, 2022

The National Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.4 percent to 107.8 in December 2021. Releasing the bulletin on Wednesday 9th March 2022, Government Statistician Douglas ... Read More

Over SBD900 million in consolidated funds approved

Sharon Nanau- November 30, 2021

Parliament yesterday approved the authorisation of over $900 million  in consolidated funds following last week’s civil unrest.  Solomon Islands currency banknotes. CBSI Stock Photo When ... Read More

CBSI estimates $227 million minimum loss to the local economy due to the unrest on the 24th – 26th of November 2021

Jared Koli- November 27, 2021

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has conducted an initial impact assessment overthe damage to the economy caused by the recent unrest and riots ... Read More