ADB’s Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office in Sydney serves as the focal point for programming, processing, and administering assistance to Nauru, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu.
This report outlines how the Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative helped to strengthen an enabling business environment and to promote inclusive growth in the region during the fiscal year 2022.
This publication reviews the financial performance of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in nine Pacific island economies and looks at how policy makers can help state-owned power utilities address climate risk.
This annual report outlines how the Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI) supported the enabling environment for business and helped foster inclusive private sector-led economic growth in the Pacific during 2021.
A revival in tourism is expected to boost economic growth in the Pacific in 2022 and 2023, but the COVID-19 pandemic, rising commodity prices, and climate change continue to pose risks, according to the Asian Development Bank.
ADB’s PLCO in Sydney serves as the focal point for programming, processing, and administering assistance to Nauru, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu. PLCO facilitates communications, knowledge sharing, and innovation through events and engages with and collaborates with academic and research institutions, civil society and other development partners.
The Sydney Office also serves and the focal point for:
Donor coordination and managing client relationships with Australia and New Zealand.
Managing and implementing three multi-donor funds–the Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative, the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility, and the Pacific Partnership Facility.
Processing and administering finance sector operations across the Pacific Island Countries.
Australia has contributed $8.54 billion in capital subscription as of 31 December 2018. It has contributed and committed $2.86 billion to Special Funds since joining in 1966.
New Zealand has contributed $2.27 billion in capital subscription as of 31 December 2018. It has contributed and committed $198.69 million to Special Funds since joining in 1966.
Elmar Elbling (Mr)
David Fay (Mr)
Level 20, 45 Clarence Street, Sydney, NSW Australia 2000
PLCO is closed on these dates:
Last updated: 3 January 2023