Category Economy

SICCI signs extension of MoU with Government

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The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) and the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) was re-signed on Wednesday 15 July, 2020 for another two years aimed at paving the way for a strengthened…

Gov’t delivers stimulus package to local exporter

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The Government this week delivered an Isuzu 3-tonne pick-up truck to local buyer and exporter of Kava products, Kubonitu Holdings. This is as part of the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA)’s Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) initiative. Chairperson of the…

CBSI releases 2019 Financial Stability Report

The Financial System Regulation Department FSRD Staff with Governor Dr. Luke Forau and Deputy Governor Raynold Moveni with the FSReport released on 02.07.2020

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands, have just released the fourth edition of its Financial Stability Report (FSR) for the year 2019 as pursuant to section 31(4) of the CBSI Act 2012. The FSR report provides insights into the performances…

NPF Covid-19 exemption ends

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The implementation of the Solomon Islands National Provident Fund Exemption Order has expired yesterday30 June 2020. As from 1st July 2020 no new applications will be accepted. Implemented since 1st April 2020, eligible members who qualified under the exemption order…

Tina River Project trains locals on money matters

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While the Tina River Hydropower Development Project itself is set to create cheaper, more reliable energy for Solomon Islanders, local communities will also benefit through community development funds, employment opportunities, and training. A 3-day workshop called “You and Your Money…