Category Economy

ESP implementation progressing

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The implementation of the Government’s Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) is on track and progressing. This is according to Chairman of the ESP, and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance and Treasury Mr. McKinnie Dentana. According to Mr. Dentana, screening,…

Protecting the country from Covid costly

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“Saving Lives and protecting the country from the onslaught of covid-19 is a costly exercise that is necessary during these challenging times,” says Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare this week. Since the global outbreak of covid-19 early this year, the Government…

Monetary Policy Stance for September 2020

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In light of the extension of the State of Public Emergency and the significant impact of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic on the Solomon Islands economy, the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has resolved to maintain its expansionary monetary policy…

SICCI reiterates call for Road Transport Board (RTB) to meet

Friday 14 August, Honiara – The Executive Group of the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) and the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) have reiterated their call to the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) to convene the…

44 cassava out growers ink deal with MAL and Sape Farm

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) together with the Sape Farm management has further augmented their partnership with a single-handed vision to transform cassava root crop into a recognized industry.  This came after another historic feat on Friday 17…

New Kalmar container handler commissioned

Solomon Ports this week commissioned its brand-new Kalmar Container handler at the International Port Terminal, Point Cruz, Honiara on Monday. The new Model DRU 450-62S5 Reach Stacker Fully Laden Container Handler now adds to the impressive fleet of container handling…