Global actions towards climate change and environmental challenges have included a more active role taken by central banks and the financial sector to promote the move towards a sustainable world economy.Read more »
Welcome to the Central Bank of Samoa
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.
This is the second press release that the CBS has issued since last year regarding sustainable finance. Sustainable finance simply means the provision of any financial service or product for investment purposes that takes into account the impacts of that investment on our environment, social and governance structures. The rationale is to avoid financing projects that would damage our environment, or would have any negative impact on our social or governance structures.Read more »
1. The Central Bank of Samoa’s Database System on Cash Transaction Reporting has gone live! And this is part of our continuous efforts to address anti-money laundering issues, as well as countering terrorist financing. This is to also ensure that we play our part in addressing the correspondent bank de-risking issue.Read more »