Changes in Consumer Prices in Selected Pacific Island Countries and Territories in 2020

Photo credit: Gaelle Le Gall

Stat of the week: Fijian Currency exchange rates

Did you know that the Fijian dollar dropped to a 15 year low against the USD in March 2020 (closure of Fiji border due to COVID-19) and then strengthened by 11.6% to sit at FJ$2.04 per USD (US$0.491 to FJ$) in Jan 2021? You want to find out more? …

„We will overcome it“: Experiences of the impact of COVID-19 in Suva, Fiji

This story originally appeared on the Inter Press Service website, it has been republished here with permission. 

Stat of the week: Remittances in the Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands recorded a 67.5% drop in remittances in Q2 2020 compared to Q2 2019. Explore more data:

Pacific Islanders Turn to Local Economies to Drive Post-pandemic Recovery

This story originally appeared on the Inter Press Service website, it has been republished here with permission. 

New data shows significant declines in international trade in four Pacific Island countries

2020 will be remembered as the year the world experienced COVID-19, the first global pandemic of the modern era. The Pacific has not been spared, and although the number of cases has not reached certain levels known elsewhere in the world, many economic…

SPC Deputy Director General discusses climate change impacts on food security and Pacific economies

A New York Climate Week virtual panel, SPC Deputy Director-General Cameron Diver discusses the impacts of Climate Change on Food Security, Pacific economies and how the Pacific Community acts to address these issues.

Economic Statistics For The 2030 Agenda: Where Does The Pacific Stand

Photo: Pixabay / Julius Silver This blog was originally published on https://www.unescap.org/blog/economic-statistics-2030-agenda-where-does-pacific-stand

Sub-Regional Workshop on International Merchandise Trade Statistics Compilation and Export and Import Unit Value Indices

MSG Sub-regional Workshop on Regional Integration & WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Implementation

The Oceania Customs Organization (OCO) with the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Secretariat in partnership have convened to a workshop on the MSG Sub-Regional Integration & World Trade Organization (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement Implementation…
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