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Fiji Kava products
News Break

Fiji Kava recovering

ASX-listed Fiji Kava recorded a net loss after tax of A$3.39 million (US$2.4 million) the company’s FJ21 Annual Report reveals. It’s an

Vanautu church group at 41st independence celebration
Features

Vanautu at 41

Vanuatu was again able to throw the need for social distancing and mask-wearing to the wind as its people sang and danced

Fiji market vendor
August

Nurturing the seeds of MSMEs

Economists used to say that micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) were the backbone of Pacific Island countries. But as the impact

Islands Business August 2021 cover
August

Fiji’s shot in the arm for MSMEs

The Fiji government’s latest budget included a F$200 million (US$94 million) financial package for MSMEs to be rolled out by the Reserve

Bilum weaving
August

Weaving a path to sustainabiliy

As founder and creative director, Jessica Cassell’s ambition for Papua New Guinea’s Bilum & Bilas is for the venture to be well-known

Pacific kava exports
News Break

Pacific islands: Economic outlook

COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on the region’s economies- but what is the Pacific islands’ economic outlook for the remainder 2021? ANZ