Pacific Economic Monitor

The Pacific Economic Monitor provides an update of recent economic developments including GDP growth and inflation and explores policy issues in the Pacific region. This bi-annual publication is produced by ADB with contributions from development partners and knowledge organizations engaged in economic analysis of the Pacific.

  • July 2016

    Pacific Economic Monitor - July 2016

    This issue of the Pacific Economic Monitor updates the 2016 and 2017 GDP growth and inflation projections ADB's Pacific developing member countries. The theme of the policy briefs in this issue is Fisheries in Pacific Economies.
  • December 2015

    Pacific Economic Monitor: December 2015 - Budget Analysis

    An analysis of 2015 budget outcomes and 2016 plans of ADB's Pacific member countries is the focus of this issue of the Pacific Economic Monitor, also including an analysis of opportunities and challenges from external factors.
  • July 2015

    Pacific Economic Monitor: July 2015 - Midyear Review

    This issue of the Pacific Economic Monitor updates the 2015 and 2016 GDP growth and inflation projections for ADB's Pacific developing member countries. The policy briefs included in this issue focus on disasters in the Pacific.
  • December 2014

    Pacific Economic Monitor: December 2014 - Budget Analysis

    An analysis of 2014 budget outcomes and 2015 plans of ADB's Pacific member countries is the focus of this issue of the Pacific Economic Monitor, also including an analysis of opportunities and challenges from external factors.
  • July 2014

    Pacific Economic Monitor: July 2014 - Midyear Review

    This issue of the Pacific Economic Monitor updates the 2014 and 2015 GDP growth and inflation projections for ADB's Pacific developing member countries, from those presented earlier in Asian Development Outlook 2014.
  • December 2013

    Pacific Economic Monitor: December 2013 - Budget Analysis

    This issue of the Pacific Economic Monitor analyzes 2013 budget outcomes and 2014 budget plans of ADB's Pacific developing member countries.
  • July 2013

    Pacific Economic Monitor: July 2013 - Midyear Review

    This edition of the Pacific Economic Monitor updates 2013 and 2014 GDP growth and inflation projections for ADB's Pacific developing member countries. The theme of the policy briefs included in this issue is regional cooperation and integration.
  • March 2013

    Pacific Economic Monitor: March 2013 - Growth Outlook

    This edition of the Pacific Economic Monitor discusses 2013 and 2014 GDP growth and inflation projections for ADB's Pacific developing member countries. The theme of the policy briefs included in this issue is energy in the Pacific. Findings Economic growth in the Pacific moderated to 7.3% in 2012, from a post-crisis high of 8.3% recorded in the previous year. This regional trend was driven primarily by the performance of the region's larger, natural resource-extracting, economies. Growth is seen to moderate further in 2013, before picking up in 2014.
  • December 2012

    Pacific Economic Monitor: December 2012 - Budget Analysis

    The December 2012 edition of the Pacific Economic Monitor examines the fiscal position of ADB's Pacific developing member countries and their budget plans for 2013. Special articles included in this issue focus on economic management and growth prospects in smaller Pacific island economies.
  • July 2012

    Pacific Economic Monitor - July 2012

    This edition of the Pacific Economic Monitor discusses mid-year updates to 2012 and 2013 GDP growth and inflation projections for ADB's Pacific developing member countries.

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