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The Central Bank of Samoa is the nation's reserve bank and, as such, it acts as a bank to the Government and the commercial banks.

What's New

Review of RFI for Automated Transfer System (ATS+) in the Pacific Completed

The Central Bank of Samoa, the Central Bank of Solomon Islands, the National Reserve Bank of Tonga, and the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu are glad to announce that have completed the review of the submissions received for the Request for Information (RFI) for an Automated Transfer System (designated ATS+) and a Central Securities Depository (CSD), published in September 2014.

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Financial Service Access & Usage Demand Side Survey Completed

The Financial Service Access & Usage Demand Side Survey (DSS) in Samoa conducted by the Central Bank of Samoa (CBS) in close collaboration with the Samoa Bureau of Statistics (SBS) was completed on Wednesday 1st April 2015. The survey aimed to capture the level of accessibility and how frequent people use formal (and informal) financial services and products in Samoa. It is the 3rd survey being conducted in the Pacific after Fiji and Solomon Island as part of their respective Central Banks’ membership in the Pacific Islands Regional Initiative (PIRI) - PIRI is a group of central banks working together to promote financial inclusion in the Pacific region.

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