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Smaller Pacific Economies Performing Well as Regional Growth Slows - ADB
Growth in several of the smaller Pacific island economies is expected to accelerate in 2013 and 2014, despite softening growth in the Pacific region as a whole, according to the Asian Development Outlook 2013, released today by ADB.
New Office to Improve Pacific Infrastructure
A partnership of government and international development agencies announced the establishment of the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility Coordination Office, which will assist in improving infrastructure and services in the Pacific.
Pacific Growth Eases as Gains from Large Projects Fade
Pacific growth softened in 2012 and is expected to moderate further in 2013, as gains from major investment and public infrastructure projects fade, according to the latest Pacific Economic Monitor, released today by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Powering the Pacific's Future a Challenge, but Progress is Clear - ADB
While energy security challenges faced by the Pacific are significant, energy efficiency and renewable energy options hold great promise for the region, according to the March issue of the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Pacific Economic Monitor (PEM), released today.
ADB Vice-President to Speak at Pacific Energy Summit in New Zealand
Asian Development Bank (ADB) Vice-President Stephen Groff will lead an ADB delegation to the Pacific Energy Summit, to be held in Auckland on 25-26 March, hosted by the New Zealand Government and the European Union.
$5 Million ADB Grant to Promote Economic and Financial Reform in Solomon Islands
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a $5 million grant to Solomon Islands to support the government’s delivery of improved public investment and basic social services.
Online Registries Critical to Pacific Private Sector Development
Developing and reforming online/electronic business registries in the Pacific Islands is essential if the region wants to build a vibrant, efficient private sector, delegates said at a workshop jointly organized by ADB and NZCO.
New Niumara Wharf Officially Open
Communities from the Siota area opened the newly completed Niumara Wharf with the Government, and its development partners today. The new wharf will boost connectivity between Central Province and the rest of Solomon Islands.
Improved Fiscal Management to Spur Growth in Pacific - ADB
Improved fiscal management will help Pacific island countries achieve sustainable, economic growth, according to delegates at a regional workshop jointly organized by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Smallest Pacific Economies Must Build Links, Boost Connections to Thrive - ADB
The smallest Pacific island economies can overcome economic growth challenges related to isolation and low populations by expanding economic links and using technology to build connections, according to the December issue of ADB's Pacific Economic Monitor, released today.