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 - 16.9253 USD [$] / SZL - 14.7203 Pound / SZL - 21.4356 Rand (R) / SZL - 1.0000 SZL / JPY [Yen] - 7.2536 COMMODITIES: Gold - $1,282.30 per ounce Brent Crude Oil - $42.75 per barrel LOCAL INDICATORS: Bank Rate - 6.50% Prime Rate - 10.0% Inflation Rate - 7.8%
NOTE: The rates are correct as at 9:32 AM on Wednesday, 4th May 2016

Tenders

RFP SHERQ CAPACITY BUILDING - The tender submission closing date is 13th May, 2016

RFP IMPLEMENTATION OF A BOARD SOLUTION PORTAL - The tender submission closing date is 13th May, 2016

RFP PRINTING OF ANNUAL REPORT & QUARTERLY REVIEWS 2016 - The tender submission closing date is 13th May, 2016

RFP CBS PROVISION OF SECURITY SERVICES - The tender submission closing date is 13th May, 2016

RFI CENTRAL BANK OF SWAZILAND BUSINESS CONTINUITY SIMULATION TEST - The tender submission closing date is 13th May, 2016

Vacancies

ECONOMIST (POLICY RESEARCH) - The application closing date is 6th May, 2016

SENIOR ECONOMIST (POLICY RESEARCH) - The application closing date is 6th May, 2016

Latest Press Releases

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

FATCA information
Published on: 20th November, 2015

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

4th May, 2016 - Read more
 

Government Bond Updates

SG017 (Bond Issuance) - 30th April, 2016 - Read more
 

Latest MPCC Statement

March 2016
Published on 14th April, 2016
 

Recent Economic Developments

December 2015
Published on 28th January, 2016
 

CBS Quarterly Report

December 2015
Published on 14th April, 2016
 

Assets and Liabilities

31 December 2014
Published on 22nd January, 2015

CBS Newsletter


January 2015

Published On: 7th February, 2015

 

Last Annual Report


2014 - 2015

Published On: 28th October, 2015

Emalangeni Notes & Coins