The Solomon Islands has an equatorial climate typical of many tropical areas, meaning it is usually hot and humid all year round. The islands have an average temperature of about 27 degrees Celcius with only very small changes from season to season.
See “Safety and Security” on this US Department of State site
Latest travel advice for Solomon Islands including safety and security
The bulk of the population depends on agriculture, fishing, and forestry for at least part of its livelihood. Most manufactured goods and petroleum products must be imported. The islands are rich in undeveloped mineral resources such as lead, zinc, nickel, and gold.
This World Bank site provides a detailed summary of some of the labor regulations that would apply to local entrepreneurs wishing to hire workers, organize working schedules, improve job quality for workers, or make workers redundant for economic reasons in Solomon Islands.
A listing of costs in Honiara for everyday items
Labour Act of the Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands is for example 22.7% more expensive than USA for groceries, 46.1% more expensive for household costs than UK, and 36.7% more expensive for transport costs than India.
Guide to travel, doing business, and studying in the Solomon Islands- culture, greetings, gestures, etiquette, taboos, negotiations, gift-giving, and more.
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