Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) 2010
DTIS update N/A
WTO accession N/A

EIF, together with local stakeholders and partner agencies, is supporting Kiribati to build the institutional capacity necessary to mainstream trade. By formulating and implementing effective trade strategies, EIF is supporting Kiribati to reduce poverty and achieve inclusive economic growth and sustainable development.

In order to ensure continuity of initiatives in Kiribati, all activities implemented by EIF are integrated into the Government’s organizational structure alongside the National Working Group on Trade Policy.

MOU 07/07/15
Budget 600'000
End date 30/06/19

EIF is working alongside Kiribati's Business Promotion Unit to mainstream trade‑related policies and strategies into the National Development Plan.


  • Training workshop for 33 participants including representatives from UNDP and the New Zealand High Commission, as well as representatives from the Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives; Education; Finance and Economic Development; Foreign Affairs and Immigration; Internal Affairs and Social Development; Environment Lands and Agricultural Development; Coummunications, Transport and Tourism Development; and Labour and Human Resources Development Ministries.
  • Incorporated trade policies into sector strategies for agriculture, industry, fisheries, tourism, labor and industry.
  • Kiribati Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) (2008-2011)

  • Kiribati Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) (2010)

  • Kiribati Annual Progress Report (2013)


Roreti Eritai
Acting Director, Business Promotion Centre And EIF Coordinator Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives

Tekiataake Mitateti Ruka
Senior Investment Officer Investment Division Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives

Toani Barao Takirua
Project Manager, EIF project Kiribati Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives