Pacific Islands Forum Economic Ministers and officials have been advised to consider reviewing export taxes and tax credits to stimulate trade in the region.
A review commissioned by the Forum says all sectors, including those providing essential services, have been hit by shocks to the supply chain, but the full extent of the damage is still unknown.
Speaking after addressing ministers and officials about private sector concerns and suggestions, Michelle Macdonald, the President of the Samoa Chamber of Commerce contended businesses are paying for inefficiency.
“There's massive port congestion and there's . . .