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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

Notice of Best Evaluated Bidder - PFMI Assessment

15 Oct 2018

Balance Sheet Aug 2018

15 Oct 2018

Commercial Bank's Applicable Rates on Deposits and Lending

15 Oct 2018

Commercial Bank's Applicable Rates on Deposits and Lending

09 Oct 2018

Notice - SEFT Upgrade

03 Oct 2018

CBS maintains tight Monetary Policy stance for the fourth quarter of 2018

28 Sep 2018

Bord Labank Santral i mentenir en polisi moneter sere pou katriyenm kar 2018

28 Sep 2018

Commercial Bank's Applicable Rates on Deposits and Lending

24 Sep 2018

Consolidated Average Rates of Authorized Dealers

(October 19, 2018)
Buying Selling Mid-Rate Daily Change
USD 13.7704 14.1357 13.9531 -0.0558
EUR 15.8996 16.2915 16.0956 -0.0355
GBP 17.9521 18.5362 18.2442 -0.1318

Interbank Lending Rate for Week Ending 12-Oct-2018  Rate is  5.50 %

Inflation Rate for Sep 2018

Year on Year

12 Month Average

Month on Month

3.27 %

3.66 %

0.22 %

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Average Interest Rates on T-Bills as at 19 October, 2018




4.93 %

4.99 %

5.41 %

Read more Application for T-Bills

Daily Aggregate Liquidity Condition vs Minimum Reserve Requirement

SCR million
Minimum Reserve Requirement (MRR) Maintenance Period 10 Oct 2018 - 06 Nov 2018
Average MRR to be maintained 1261.01
Figures as at 18 Oct 2018
Average Aggregate Reserves Held in the maintenance period 1428.38
Average Aggregate cumulative excess / (Deficiency) 167.36
Actual Aggregate Reserves Held 1305.09
Actual Aggregate Excess / (Deficiency) 44.08
Forecast as at 19 Oct 2018
Volume of Maturities (DAA, T-Bills, Bonds, SDF) 344.94
Volume of Issuances (T-Bills only) 43.33


  • 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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