S&P: Brexit effect limited

Suva (Fiji Times) – IN the near term, the direct real impact on Asia-Pacific economies from Brexit is likely to be limited since the relevant linkages are weak. This was revealed by Standards and Poor’s Credit Rating Services in a report on Brexit Impact on Asia-Pacific, including Fiji, is largely credit neutral. Brexit is the…

Fiji sugar exports go on

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Fiji will continue to export sugar to the UK and EU despite Britain leaving the EU, which could have implications on the sugar market generally. Reserve Bank of Fiji governor Barry Whiteside said the central bank’s stand was that “our sugar will not be affected by United Kingdom’s unprecedented decision via…

Money Day celebrated

AS part of its 40th Anniversary celebration, the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has assigned Monday 27 June, 2016 as the Solomon Islands Money Day – with the theme ‘Take Part. Save Smart’. This theme was adopted from this year’s Global Money Week; which CBSI were not able to hold during the first quarter…

Korea strengthens ocean science collaboration with Pacific region

PACIFIC Island countries and territories stand to benefit from the sharing of cutting edge marine scientific and technological knowledge between the Republic of Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST) and the Pacific Community (SPC). The President of KIOST, Dr Gi-Hoon Hong, and the Pacific Community Director-General, Dr Colin Tukuitonga, yesterday signed a memorandum…