August 28, 2012

Media has important role in trade

Rarotonga, Cook Islands- The media in the Pacific island countries has an important role to play in the development of trade in the region. The Pacific […]
August 16, 2012

PACP Trade Ministers urged to consider the region in EPA negotiations

Trade Ministers of the Pacific ACP States have been urged to reach beyond their narrow national interests, and embrace their collective responsibility to each other when […]
August 16, 2012

The Pacific trade and development nexus

[Nuku’alofa, Tonga] Trade remains central for the development aspirations of the Pacific. Pacific ACP Trade Ministers gather in Nuku’alofa, Tonga, over the next two days to […]
August 3, 2012

Pacific Plan Progress Report highlights tourism and trade

Tourism remained a key driver of economic growth in the Pacific region and significant work was undertaken in the trade sector in the past year according […]
July 27, 2012

Regional integration should be intensified – SG Slade

Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Tuiloma Neroni Slade, has called on the Pacific region to intensify and accelerate its efforts towards regional integration. […]
June 14, 2012

Pacific private sector could benefit from comprehensive EPA

The private sector in the Pacific region could derive significant benefits from a comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EU). Addressing an EU-Pacific […]
May 13, 2012

Pacific region urges EC engagement for EPA progress

The Pacific bloc of the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) grouping has urged the European Commission (EC) to officially respond to its proposals on the Economic […]
May 11, 2012

2012 FTMM: Geneva Office reports steady progress to Forum Trade Ministers

2012 FTMM: Geneva Office reports steady progress to Forum Trade Ministers [Majuro, RMI] The Pacific region continues to prioritise engagement with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) […]
May 11, 2012

2012 FTMM: Marshall Islands announces first Trade Policy Framework

[Majuro, RMI] The President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), His Excellency Christopher J. Loeak, today announced the approval of the nation’s first Trade […]