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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

Invitation - 4th ESAAMLG Public Private Sector Dialogue (PPSD) 2018

16 Jul 2018

Seychelles Information Note

16 Jul 2018

Notis - Survey lo Akse Pti Biznes Avek Finansman

16 Jul 2018

Notice - MSMEs Access to Credit Survey

16 Jul 2018

Financial Stability Report 2017

09 Jul 2018

Press Release - Publication of Financial Stability Report 2017

09 Jul 2018

Commercial Bank's Applicable Rates on Deposits and Lending

09 Jul 2018

Commercial Bank's Applicable Rates on Deposits and Lending

02 Jul 2018

Consolidated Average Rates of Authorized Dealers

(July 17, 2018)
Buying Selling Mid-Rate Daily Change
USD 13.7143 14.0587 13.8865 -0.0646
EUR 16.1887 16.4672 16.3280 0.0913
GBP 18.1918 18.6249 18.4084 0.1314

Interbank Lending Rate for Week Ending 06-Jul-2018  Rate is  4.15 %

Inflation Rate for Jun 2018

Year on Year

12 Month Average

Month on Month

3.01 %

3.76 %

0.22 %

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Average Interest Rates on T-Bills as at 17 July, 2018




5.25 %

5.94 %

6.78 %

Read more Application for T-Bills


  • 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 link.

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  • 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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