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15 Dec 2010
The Pacific Island economies have benefited from the gradual recovery in the world economy and the firm Australian economy, but fiscal conditions in some Pacific economies remain a concern, according to the latest edition of ADB's Pacific Economic Monitor.
2 Aug 2010
Stronger than expected economic growth in resource rich Timor-Leste has resulted in an upgrade of ADB's forecast of economic growth in the Pacific region, according to the latest edition of ADB's Pacific Economic Monitor.
13 Apr 2010
Countries in the Pacific region are expected to post overall average economic growth of 3.7% in 2010, up from 2.3% in 2009, according to a forecast by ADB.
2 Mar 2010
Building on improved prospects for the global economy, most Pacific island economies are expected to perform slightly better in 2010 than in 2009, according to a new ADB publication.
15 Dec 2009
ADB and the Government of Australia today announced a US$12 million grant package which aims to improve the business environment and stimulate private sector investment in the Pacific region.
25 Nov 2009
ADB has launched a new approach to improve its development efforts in the Pacific.
24 Nov 2009
Low-lying Pacific island countries, which are among the most vulnerable in the world to climate change, are stepping up efforts to counter the threats posed by rising sea levels and extreme weather events.
9 Nov 2009
A recent increase in Australian and New Zealand tourists to Pacific island countries has raised hopes the region's vital tourism industry is recovering after being buffeted by the global financial crisis, according to a new ADB publication.
22 Sep 2009
Economic growth in the Pacific will slow sharply in 2009, with five economies in the region expected to contract as the global economic slump continues to erode incomes from tourism and remittances, says a major new report from ADB.
13 Aug 2009
ADB is providing assistance to the Pacific to help design and deliver renewable energy products to the region through a $3 million grant for the development of small pilot projects in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu.