EIF address at the launch event of the Vanuatu National Single Window Project and the eTrade Readiness AssessmentEcommerce
Launching of these specific initiatives demonstrates the progressive vision of Vanuatu to stimulate the economy and leverage opportunities through international trade for delivering growth and development
Daniel Gay: The long and winding road to LDC graduationTrade policy
The EIF’s Daria Shatskova talks development in the world’s poorest countries with UNDESA’s Daniel Gay
Solomon Islands and Vanuatu gear up for e-commerceEcommerce
Consumers and businesses in two remote Pacific island nations can look forward to a better connected and more prosperous future, according to assessments made by UNCTAD of their readiness to benefit from electronic commerce
Infographic: Vanuatu eTrade Readiness AssessmentEcommerce
The Government has shown a strong interest in adopting economic and social policies that can facilitate the development of the Internet economy, of which e-commerce is one segment. Unlocking its potential will also reduce distance to markets, reduce “sealockedness” and enable Vanuatu to leapfrog certain barriers associated with physical trade
Strategic partnership for trade development: The EIF and the Pacific Islands Forum SecretariatAid for Trade
14 June 2018, 12:30-13:30 Mr Ratnakar Adhikari Executive Director of the Executive Secretariat for the EIF H.E. Ms Merewalesi Falemaka, H.E. Mr Eloi Laourou,
In Vanuatu, ‘market mamas’ are taking care of businessWomen and trade
Women entrepreneurs are helping to restore island nation’s economy after the ravages of Cyclone Pam
Coordinating on trade in VanuatuAid for Trade
On 29 May 2012 Willie Luen was preparing to emcee one of the most important meetings of his life. He remembers that the room — a hotel conference room in Port Vila, the capital city of Vanuatu — was so packed with people that the windows were starting to fog up.
Market mamas work together to promote Vanuatu-made productsTourism
Rosalie’s day starts at 4 a.m., kneading coconut cream rolls with her eldest daughter to sell at the local community shop down the road from her house.
Vanuatu, a series of small islands surrounded by clear, blue water in the South Pacific, is a natural tourist attraction – and its economy depends heavily on the sector, which employs 55 percent of Vanuatu’s labor force and represents 65 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP).