Fiji Budget 2017-2018: an election bonanza

Fiji Budget 2017-2018: an election bonanza

Fiji’s 2017-2018 budget is full of big spending promises aimed at winning votes as the 2018 election approaches. Budget papers project a sizeable budget deficit, equal to 4.5% of GDP (with an underlying deficit of 7.8% of GDP). Winners from the budget include civil...
A boost for the private sector in Fiji

A boost for the private sector in Fiji

IFC, the Government of Australia Join Forces to Boost Private Sector Growth in Fiji. — By International Finance Corporation   Suva, Fiji, May 25, 2017— IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Australian Government announced today the launch of the Fiji...
Becoming the Pacific’s Hub: Fiji and E-Commerce

Becoming the Pacific’s Hub: Fiji and E-Commerce

In February, the Fijian government announced the commencement of various legislative amendments and international instruments, aimed at streamlining the way business is conducted. The changes came off the back of a concerted effort by the Government in 2016 to put...