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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

Banks' Interest Rates 13.04.18

16 Apr 2018

Barclays Africa Financial Market Index - Governor's Keynote Address

12 Apr 2018

Notice of Best Evaluated Bidder - Implementation of Risk Based Supervision

12 Apr 2018

Banks' Interest Rates Web 06.04.18

09 Apr 2018

Banks' Interest Rates 30.03.18

03 Apr 2018

Article - The Central Bank of Seychelles participates in the Global Money Week

03 Apr 2018

Reserves Management Annual Report 2017

03 Apr 2018

Labank Santral i annons lamannman dan regilasyon ki gouvern bann fre ek kou pour bann lenstitisyon finansyel

30 Mar 2018

Consolidated Average Rates of Authorized Dealers

(April 20, 2018)
Buying Selling Mid-Rate Daily Change
USD 13.8148 14.0205 13.9177 0.0592
EUR 16.9674 17.3571 17.1623 0.0174
GBP 18.9105 19.7884 19.3495 -0.2147

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

Inflation Rate for Mar 2018

Year on Year

12 Month Average

Month on Month




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Average Interest Rates on T-Bills as at 20 April, 2018




4.71 %

5.73 %

6.06 %

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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