Pacific Subregional Office
In the Spotlight
A ramping up of natural gas exports in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is expected to push the Pacific region’s average GDP growth to 10.7% this year, a new ADB report says.
ADB-wide sovereign approvals in the Pacific has risen substantially since 2010, reaching almost $1.8 billion in 2013. ADB is assessing and updating the Pacific Approach, which will continue to guide its operations in the region.
ADB and the Government of Fiji signed a $100 million loan agreement for a project to improve the safety and durability of the country’s land and maritime transport infrastructure.
An expanded and improved power supply has increased investment and improved public services.
As ADB's regional representative in the Pacific, the Pacific Subregional Office (SPSO) in Suva, Fiji undertakes strategic planning, country programming, and economic sector work, overall portfolio management and project administration of selected projects, support for the development of knowledge products, and capacity building and regional cooperation activities. Read more.