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Samoa: Economy

Growth in FY2017 is estimated to have risen higher than the Asian Development Outlook 2017 projection. Data for the first 3 quarters of the fiscal year show the economy growing by 3.4% year on year as agricultural and nonfood manufacturing output exceeded expectations, but growth is thought to have slowed in the last quarter. Visitor arrivals declined by 1.2% in the first 8 months of the fiscal year. Nonfood manufacturing is expected to decline in FY2018, prompting a downward revision to the forecast that now foresees growth slowing by two-thirds. Read more from Asian Development Outlook 2017 Update

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*2017 and 2018 are forecasts.

Economic forecasts for Pacific countries

The latest available economic data for Samoa compared to countries in the Pacific.

*2017 and 2018 are forecasts.

Asian Development Outlook 2017
Asian Development Outlook 2017 Update