International Trade in the Fiji Islands

International Trade in Fiji Islands

The country's political instability, along with the economic crisis and the recent floods, have greatly affected the country's growth rate during the last recent years. After contracting by 2.2% in 2009, growth again reached 1.8% in 2010, due to the economic recovery and the improvement in... Read more

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Economic Overview

The country's political instability, along with the economic crisis and the recent floods, have greatly affected the country's growth rate during the last recent years. After contracting by 2.2% in 2009, growth again reached 1.8% in 2010, due to the economic recovery and the improvement in tourism and the construction sector.

 

The government must face a substantial budget deficit, the threat of inflation and the hazards of natural catastrophes. The priority is given to structural reforms intended to benefit financial growth, to create jobs and to reduce poverty through reforms on the public sector, land property and deregulation. 

The economy of Fiji Islands is one of the most developed of the Pacific Islands, but unemployment has increased due to the decline of its economy in the past recent years.

 

FDI in Figures

The FDI inflows into Fiji have been improving during the last few years; however, due to the impact of the financial crisis in Australia and Singapore, Fiji Islands have been receiving less FDI.

 

Foreign investment in Fiji Islands is very controlled. Most of the transfers (including capital transfers) are subject to approval and limitations by the governme...

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