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 - 14.1791 US [$] / SZL - 10.6550 Pound / SZL - 17.7097 Rand (R) / SZL - 1.0000 SZL / JPY [Yen] - 9.6804 COMMODITIES: Gold - $1,296.00 per ounce Brent Crude Oil - $99.65 per barrel LOCAL INDICATORS: Bank Rate - 5.25% Prime Rate - 8.75% Inflation Rate - 5.3%
NOTE: The rates are correct as at 9:34 AM on Wednesday, 20th Aug 2014

Latest Press Releases

Press Statement on Swaziland Reserves
Published on: 26th May, 2014

Statement of the Conclusion of the IMF 2014 Article IV Consultation Mission to Swaziland
Published on: 12th May, 2014

Latest Speeches

Post Budget Seminar 2014 Chairperson, Corporate Skills Centre, Closing Remarks
Speech Date: 6th March, 2014

Budget Speech 2014
Speech Date: 8th February, 2014

CBS Video


Swaziland Bank Notes - Feel-Look-Tilt

Posted On: 12th May, 2014

Latest Treasury Bill Results

20th August, 2014 - Read more
 

Government Bond Updates

SG016 (Payment Notice) - 1st August, 2014 - Read more
 

Latest MPCC Statement

July 2014
Published on 31st July, 2014
 

Recent Economic Developments

June 2014
Published on 21st July, 2014
 

CBS Quarterly Report

March 2014
Published on 10th April, 2014
 

Assets and Liabilities

30 April 2014
Published on 23rd June, 2014

CBS Newsletter


June 2014

Published On: 30th June, 2014

 

Last Annual Report


2012-2013

Published On: 1st May, 2013

Emalangeni Notes & Coins