Solomon Islands

Official Name: The Solomon Islands
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Parliamentary Democracy under a Constitutional Monarchy
Official Name (Local Language): Solomon Islands
ISO Country Codes: SB : SLB
Internet Domain: .sb
Government Web Site:
Capital: Honiara Main Airports: Honiara International Airport
Language(s): English;Melanesian Population: 702,694
Currency: Solomon Islands Dollar ISO Currency Code: SBD
Telephone Dial In: +677 ID Prefix: 00

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Solomon Islands

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Central Bank: Central Bank of Solomon Islands
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 8.06126 Solomon Islands dollars (SBD) per US dollar (2020 est.)
Unemployment Rate: NA
Population below poverty line: 12.7% (2012 est.)
Inflation Rate: 0.5% (2017 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 10.70% (2018 - World Bank)
GDP: $1.703 billion (2021 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $2,400 (2021 est.)
Currency Name: Solomon Islands Dollar
Currency Code: SBD
World Bank Classification: Lower-Middle Income Economy

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 52.8% cocoa, coconuts, palm kernels, rice, fruit; cattle, pigs; fish; timber
Industry: 8% fish (tuna), mining, timber
Services: 39.2%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

Financial Exchanges:
No Exchange

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Business Language(s): English
Customs & Excise: Solomon Islands Customs and Excise Division
Development Bank(s): Asian Development Bank;
Competitive Ind’l Performance: N/A Corruption Perceptions Index: 77/180 (2022 Rank)
Ease of Doing Business: N/A Enabling Trade Index: N/A
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Export Credit Agency: Caribbean Export Development Agency ;

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Investment Agency: InvestSolomons ; Investment & Export Promotion Agency: Pacific Trade Invest ;

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