Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat
Private Sector Development


The Economic Governance Programme’s objective is to facilitate opportunities for sustainable economic growth in Pacific Island Countries. Key objectives specific to Trade in the region include:

Trade and Investment Promotion for Pacific islands businesses in key international markets and private sector development are the primary focus areas of the Private Sector Development Unit (PSD Unit). Recognizing the geographical challenges faced by the private sector in the marketability of their goods and services, the PSD Unit takes steps to assist private sector businesses access regional and international markets through sectorial initiatives on a partnership basis with other CROP agencies, development agencies, the Forum’s international dialogue partners and others. The Secretariat works to mobilise resources to support the Pacific Trade & Invest network of offices in Auckland, Beijing, Geneva, Sydney and Tokyo.

The Secretariat recognizes the important role of the private sector including the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), in sustainable economic development. We assist member countries undertake necessary reforms and private sector development initiatives, considerate of the micro, small enterprises-situated at the bottom of the market chain pyramid.

The Forum Secretariat provides quality technical assistance to member countries and private businesses, in specific areas to complement private sector development initiatives by member countries, other CROP agencies and development partners. Our key priority areas of intervention include:

For more information, please contact:

Fredrick Kamusiime, Trade Advisor Glynis Miller, Trade Development Officer

Mr Fredrick Kamusiime
Trade Advisor

Ms Glynis Miller
Trade Development Officer
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