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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 biannual publication is produced by ADB with contributions from development partners and knowledge organizations engaged in economic analysis of the Pacific.
This issue explores how Pacific developing member countries can strengthen their post-pandemic social protection systems to help address long-standing development concerns and boost resilience to further shocks.
The Pacific region is expected to grow by 4.7% in 2022 and 5.4% in 2023 as most economies emerge from the worst of the pandemic-induced downturn.
The Pacific region is expected to contract by 0.6% in 2021, and to grow by 4.7% in 2022.
The Pacific is expected to recover with moderate growth of 0.3% in 2021 and 4.0% in 2022, with tourism and widespread vaccination playing key roles.
Sufficient provisioning for health and social protection will help support a swift, inclusive recovery in Pacific island countries.
Most Pacific island countries appear to have avoided direct health impacts from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Yet, the pandemic highlights the need to strengthen their health and social protection systems.
The Pacific Economic Monitor provides updates on developments in Pacific economies and explores topical policy issues.
The Pacific’s economic outlook remains solid despite the global slowdown. While social development gains in the region have been steady, some big challenges remain.
This publication provides an update of developments in Pacific economies and explores topical policy issues to date.