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Updates
 
Bulletin July -December 2014
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Annual Report and Statement of Accounts 2014
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Revised Prudential Guidelines for Banks

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Foreign Exchange Guidelines

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Monetary Policy Statement

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The Anti-Money Laundering and Combating of Financing of Terrorism Act 2012
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The Banking Act 2011

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The Bank of Sierra Leone Act 2011

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Guidelines for the Operations of Credit - Only Micro Finance Institutions

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Operating Guidelines for Other Deposit-Taking Institutions

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Monthly Economic Review  December 2015

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Financial Sector Development Plan

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Proforma Balance  Sheet Jan-Feb 2016

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Regulations on Foreign Exchange Transactions

 

 

 

External Links
West African Monetary Institute (WAMI)

African Development Bank (ADB)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

World Bank (WB)

Bank for International Settlement (BIS)

West African Institute for Financial Economics Management (WAIFEM)

Association of African Central Bank (AACB)

Financial Times (FT)

Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI)

 

 

 

Contact Us

Bank of Sierra Leone
Siaka Stevens Street
Freetown
Sierra Leone
Tel: +232 22 226501
Fax: +232 22 224764
Email:
info@bsl.gov.sl
 
 

 

 
 
OUR VISION
To "create a modern, effective and dynamic Central Bank that serves the overall financial, growth and development requirements of Sierra Leone, within the framework of a harmonised sub-regional financial system, and consistent with the demands of a globalised economic and financial environment".
 
 
OUR MISSION
To "formulate and implement monetary and supervisory policies to foster a sound economic and financial environment. To this end, the Bank aims at building and maintaining a strong and efficient organization with highly motivated professional employees working in the best interest of Sierra Leone".

 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

OUR CORE VALUES

The Bank's core values of merit, relevance, leadership, partnership, and equity will guide the activities and behaviour of the Board of Directors, Management and Staff towards the achievement of its Vision, and related daily interactions, and decision.

 

Switching to electronic payments in Sierra Leone’s banking sector  by  Erik Holst-Roness

Final Guideline for Mobile Money Services.....Read full document

 

What's New

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Vacancy - Director General - West African Monetary Agency (WAMA) ....Read article

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General Procurement Notice ....Read article

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Sub-regional Workshop on Mobile Money Financial Services in West

Africa ....Read article

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Bank of Sierra Leone Monetary Policy Statement (MPC).....Read full document

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Speech by the Governor at the Governor's Business Lunch on Tuesday

 4th August, 2015 .....Read full document

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The Borrowers and Lender's Act 2014 .....Read full document

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IMPORTANT PRESS RELEASE

 Rokel Commercial Bank.....Read full document

 Sierra Leone Commercial Bank.....Read full document

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Auction Announcements

ISSUE DATE AUCTION
27th January, 2016 Foreign Exchange Auction
29th April, 2016 Treasury Bills Auction
31st March, 2015  Yearly Treasury Bonds
 20th November, 2015 Two Years Treasury Bonds

 

Resized Notes

 

Exchange Rates

 

Dollar (Weekly )

21st April, 2016 - 27th  April, 2016

 

                 Buying/Selling
[$1] Le 5,984.42 / Le 6,105.32

Pound (Daily)

5th  May, 2016

              Buying/Selling
[£1] Le 8,772.75
/ Le 8,951.21

ECOWAS (Daily)

5th May, 2016

                 Buying/Selling  

[WAUA]  Le 8,626.15

More West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) Rates

 

 

 

 

 

 

Auction Results

Treasury Bonds
Treasury Bills
Foreign Exchange

 

BSL and The Community

The Bank of Sierra Leone has a policy of maintaining a close relationship with the public. Working through our charity, the Bank helps communities acquire productive capacities....more on this....

 

Repo Auction

Bidding Documents

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