Front Matter

Front Matter Page

© 2011 International Monetary Fund

December 2011

IMF Country Report No. 11/360

Solomon Islands: Selected Issues

This paper was prepared based on the information available at the time it was completed on November 8. The views expressed in this document are those of the staff team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the government of Solomon Islands or the Executive Board of the IMF.

The policy of publication of staff reports and other documents by the IMF allows for the deletion of market-sensitive information.

Copies of this report are available to the public from

International Monetary Fund • Publication Services

700 19th Street, N.W. • Washington, D.C. 20431

Telephone: (202) 623-7430 • Telefax: (202) 623-7201

E-mail: publications@imf.org

International Monetary Fund

Washington, D.C.

Front Matter Page



Selected Issues

Prepared by Tubagus Feridhanusetyawan and Shanaka J. Peiris

Approved by Asia and Pacific Department

November 8, 2011


  • I. Managing Mineral Resources in Solomon Islands

    • A. Introduction

    • B. The Taxation Regime and Regulatory Framework

    • C. Estimating Mineral Revenue

    • D. The Fiscal Impact of Mineral Resources: Toward a New Fiscal Rule

    • E. Conclusion

  • Appendix

  • References

  • II. Monetary Transmission Mechanisms and Inflation Dynamics in Solomon Islands

    • A. Introduction

    • B. The Choice of a Nominal Anchor

    • C. The Monetary Transmission Mechanism

    • D. Policy Implications

  • Appendix

  • References

Solomon Islands: Selected Issues
Author: International Monetary Fund