With key reforms, Pacific states could move toward cleaner, more affordable sources of energy that eventually eliminate fossil fuels completely.
Blog posts on "Samoa"
Criminals must be prevented from using the financial system but misdirected efforts to stop crime can harm small businesses and the jobs they create
Pacific countries are finding innovative new ways to finance renewable energy products that are making them more attractive to private investors.
Contingent financing provides quick, flexible financing for vulnerable countries in the Pacific to respond and rebuild after disasters
Behind the results data of ADB projects are the people on the ground who have compelling stories to tell.
Trade finance loans help Pacific businesses address the region’s trade imbalance through exports.
An analysis of the online presence of 300 Samoan websites offers a glimpse into how Pacific SMEs operate in the digital space.
ADB’s Trade Finance Program is helping local businesses in the Pacific get the support they need to conduct overseas trade.
ADB is expecting growth to moderate across ADB's Pacific developing member countries (DMCs) this year (including Timor-Leste), mostly as a result of solid but slower growth in a few of the region’s larger, natural resource–extracting economies.
For the small, isolated Pacific islands, access to more affordable and reliable telecommunications, particularly high-speed (broadband) internet, offers new economic opportunities. It has been estimated that a 10% increase in broadband penetration raises GDP by over 1% in such countries.