As part of preparations towards Solomon Islands accession to the European Union (EU) and Pacific interim Economic Partnership Agreement (iEPA), government officials have held a bilateral talk with the EU in Suva, Fiji on Tuesday.
From the far western end of the Solomon Islands (Choiseul) two weeks ago to the far eastern end of the Solomon’s (Friday 27th September), Officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MFAET) and Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce (SICCI) officials took to Lata, the provincial head quarter of Temotu province the PACER Plus … Read More
The Solomon Islands Government through the Labour Mobility Unit (LMU) in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAET) last week held a successful recruitment drive for potential meat workers in Honiara.
“The PACER Plus trade Agreement will be very vital for the Solomon Islands if we want to increase investment within the country, particularly by New Zealand and Australian investors”.
Session 28: Women's Economic Empowerment and Trade
“The PACER Plus trade agreement is one of the important trade agreements for Solomon Islands once it comes into force”.
These were the sentiments from the Director of External Trade Mr. George Tuti while giving his presentation during a PACER Plus awareness program to Tulagi, in the Central province on Tuesday 15 October.
The Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER Plus) is a comprehensive free trade agreement between 14 members of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIFs).
Solomon Island was amongst the first countries to sign on to the trade agreement in June 2017.
Since signing on the
In a new publication, the Hon Milner Tozaka, Caretaker Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade of the Solomon Islands, as the Lead Spokesperson of the Pacific Island Countries (PICs) on PACER Plus, has refuted the misrepresentations and erroneous claims made by the Pacific Network on Globalization (PANG) about the regional trade agreement between PICs, Australia, and New Zealand.
His Excellency, Mr. William Soaki, the High Commissioner of Solomon Islands to the Republic of Fiji, today (Wednesday 19 December 2018) presented his credential to the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) H.E Dame Meg Taylor, as Permanent Representative to the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat with the rank of Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary.
The Solomon Islands High Commissioner to the Republic of Fiji, His Excellency William Soaki, presented his credentials to the Fiji President His Excellency Major General (retired) Jioji Konusi Konrote on Thursday 13th December 2018 at the Borron House, Suva.