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Our Mission : To contribute towards the sustainable economic growth and development of Seychelles through prudent monetary policy and maintenance of a sound financial system

Welcome to the official website of the Central Bank of Seychelles

The primary objective of the Bank is to promote domestic price stability. The other objectives of the Bank are -

a) to advise the Government on banking, monetary and financial matters, including the monetary implications of proposed fiscal, credit policies or operations of the Government; and

b) to promote a sound financial system. Read more


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Recent Updates

Commercial Bank's Applicable Rates on Deposits and Lending
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24 Sep 2018

Frequently Asked Questions following the CBS approval for the closure of the Seychelles branch of Habib Bank Limited
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22 Sep 2018

Labank Santral i aprouve pour Labank Habib ferm son brans Sesel
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21 Sep 2018

CBS approves closure of the Seychelles branch of Habib Bank Limited
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21 Sep 2018

Commercial Bank's Applicable Rates on Deposits and Lending
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17 Sep 2018

Notice of best evaluated bidder RFP IFRS
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12 Sep 2018

CBS scholarship renamed 'The Guy Morel High Achievement Scholarship' and expanded to cover postgraduate studies
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10 Sep 2018

Commercial Bank's Applicable Rates on Deposits and Lending
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10 Sep 2018

Consolidated Average Rates of Authorized Dealers

(September 21, 2018)
Buying Selling Mid-Rate Daily Change
USD 13.8293 14.1091 13.9692 0.0610
EUR 16.3769 16.5570 16.4670 0.1859
GBP 18.1322 18.6341 18.3832 -0.0392

Interbank Lending Rate for Week Ending 21-Sep-2018  Rate is  4.56 %

Inflation Rate for Aug 2018

Year on Year

12 Month Average

Month on Month

2.78 %

3.66 %

-0.20 %

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Average Interest Rates on T-Bills as at 21 September, 2018

91-day

182-day

365-day

5.12 %

5.52 %

6.27 %

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Daily Aggregate Liquidity Condition vs Minimum Reserve Requirement

SCR million
Minimum Reserve Requirement (MRR) Maintenance Period 12 Sep 2018 - 09 Oct 2018
Average MRR to be maintained 1264.22
Figures as at 20 Sep 2018
Average Aggregate Reserves Held in the maintenance period 1510.39
Average Aggregate cumulative excess / (Deficiency) 246.18
Actual Aggregate Reserves Held 1514.85
Actual Aggregate Excess / (Deficiency) 250.63
Forecast as at 21 Sep 2018
Volume of Maturities (DAA, T-Bills, Bonds, SDF) 463.08
Volume of Issuances (T-Bills only) 48.27

Notice


  • MSME Survey Results


    MSME Survey: Access to Credit Media Presentation

    Please click on the below link for more details:

    MSME Survey
  • MSMEs Access to Credit Survey


    The Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS) will be conducting a survey to gather information on challenges faced by small businesses seeking access to credit.

    The findings will help CBS to better understand these challenges, and will be used during discussions with relevant stakeholders to help address the issues highlighted.

    To access the full version of this notice please click these links.

    English Kreol
  • Demonetisation Notice


    The Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS) wishes to advise the general public that with effect from 15th February 2018, the 10, 25 and 50 Rupee banknotes of the previous series will cease to be legal tender and as such will no longer be accepted as a means of payment.

    To access the full version of this notice please click these links.

    English Kreol
  • Procurement Policy


    The Central Bank of Seychelles’ (CBS) procurement activities are guided by its Procurement Policy. To better align these with best international practices and those of Government, in March 2015 the CBS’ Board approved revisions to the Policy. The Policy sets out amongst other things the approved procurement methods, bidding process, bid evaluation, award of contract, complaints handling and terms of contract.

    To access the abridged version of the Procurement Policy please click this link.

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  • Best Evaluated Bidder - Cash Cycle Management and Operations Facility


    Notice is hereby given that on 25th September 2017, the Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS) has determined that Giesecke & Devrient FZE of Dubai Airport Free Zone, 6WB, Dubai, United Arab Emirates was the best evaluated bidder and has been recommended for award of contract towards the development of a modern cash cycle management and operations facility for the CBS

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