Beyond post-pandemic support, ADB’s assistance to Samoa focuses on enhancing its resilience against climate and economic shocks through infrastructure investments and support to private enterprises.
Samoa is a founding member of ADB and has been receiving support from the bank for infrastructure development and policy reforms, and strengthening its climate resilience.
Focusing on Pacific economies, this 2023 edition shows how micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) helped spur a robust recovery from the pandemic and why supporting their development is key to driving sustainable, inclusive growth.
Samoa’s economy is forecast to have grown by 6.0% in financial year 2023 and is expected moderate to 4.2% in financial year 2024 (ending June 2024), says the Asian Development Outlook (ADO) September 2023, an update to ADB’s flagship economic publication. Both estimates are an upward revision from ADO April 2023.
Miselete Satuala, an ADB project beneficiary, discussed how an ADB project is helping pave her way to becoming Samoa's biggest kava exporter.
Samoa is a founding member of ADB in 1966 and has been receiving support from the bank for infrastructure development and policy reforms, and strengthening its climate resilience. Samoa has been making good progress in addressing poverty and managing gender, health, education, and environment issues.
To date, ADB has committed 147 public sector loans, grants, and technical assistance totaling $484.3 million to Samoa.
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Last updated: 6 January 2023