Central Bank of Swaziland

Bank Notes & Coins

Since the Emalangeni was introduced on 6th September 1974, the Central Bank of Swaziland has been issuing the country with their very own banknotes and coins.

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Bank Notes & Coins

Bank Supervision

The Central Bank is also responsible for supervising activities of all financial institutions licensed in the country.

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Bank Supervision

Financial Markets

The financial markets as it is, is probably one of the few unnatural wonders of the world; even for someone with immense experience in the world of financial markets

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Financial Markets

National Payment Systems

The Bank facilitates the development and operation of efficient national payment systems. It therefore oversees the safety and soundness of the systems.

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National Payment Systems

Exchange Control

The Central Bank has been empowered by the Ministry of Finance to appoint Authorised Dealers in foreign exchange and set up the limits within which the dealers may operate.

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Exchange Control

40th Anniversary

On 22nd March 1974, King Sobhuza II established The Monetary Authority of Swaziland, through The Monetary Authority of Swaziland Order of 1974. On 1st April 1974, the Bank officially began its operations.

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40th Anniversary

Monetary Policy

The Bank is responsible for formulating and implementing a sound monetary policy to achieve financial stability. It is the duty of the Central Bank to achieve and maintain price stability.

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Monetary Policy
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EXCHAGE RATES: Euro [€] / SZL - 15.0339 USD [$] / SZL - 14.0800 Pound / SZL - 17.7838 Rand (R) / SZL - 1.0000 SZL / JPY [Yen] - 8.1034 COMMODITIES: Gold - $1,173.75 per ounce Brent Crude Oil - $51.80 per barrel LOCAL INDICATORS: Bank Rate - 7.00% Prime Rate - 10.5% Inflation Rate - 8.2%
NOTE: The rates are correct as at 9:28 AM on Friday, 2nd Dec 2016

Tenders

RFP - CBS SALARY REVIEW EXERCISE - The tender submission closing date is 30th November, 2016

RFP - BULK FILLER SHELVING - The tender submission closing date is 25th November, 2016

RFP - VEHICLES - The tender submission closing date is 25th November, 2016

RFP - SPORTS MERCHANDISE - The tender submission closing date is 25th November, 2016

RFP - REHABILITATION OF BANK FLATS - The tender submission closing date is 25th November, 2016

RFP - CATERING SERVICES - The tender submission closing date is 25th November, 2016

RFP - GYM EQUIPMENT - The tender submission closing date is 25th November, 2016

RFP - RATIONAL COOKING CENTRE - The tender submission closing date is 25th November, 2016

Vacancies

ECONOMIST MONETARY AND FINANCIAL STATISTICS - The application closing date is 24th November, 2016

SENIOR ECONOMIST (BoP & INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS) - The application closing date is 24th November, 2016

SENIOR ECONOMIST (REAL SECTOR) - The application closing date is 24th November, 2016

Compliance Officer - The application closing date is 21st November, 2016

Latest Press Releases

R200 notes of the big five series is and should be accepted as a legal tender
Published on: 31st October, 2016

Press Statement Recalling of Old Coins
Published on: 26th April, 2016

Latest Speeches

Governor Annual Monetary Policy Statement Speech
Speech Date: 12th June, 2015

CBS Video


Swaziland Bank Notes - Feel-Look-Tilt

Posted On: 12th May, 2014

Latest Treasury Bill Results

30th November, 2016 - Read more
 

Government Bond Updates

SG025 (Bond Issuance) - 15th December, 2016 - Read more
 

Latest MPCC Statement

November 2016
Published on 25th November, 2016
 

Recent Economic Developments

August 2016
Published on 15th September, 2016
 

CBS Quarterly Report

June 2016
Published on 10th August, 2016
 

Assets and Liabilities

31 December 2014
Published on 22nd January, 2015

CBS Newsletter


January 2015

Published On: 7th February, 2015

 

Last Annual Report


2015 - 2016

Published On: 23rd September, 2016

Emalangeni Notes & Coins