PSDI’s insight and expertise on improving business access to finance and strengthening Pacific financial systems was shared at the annual meeting of the Association of Financial Supervisors of Pacific Countries (AFSPC) in Nuku’alofa on 4-5 September.
Vanuatu now has a Competition and Consumer Protection Policy. The Council of Ministers recently passed the PSDI-drafted policy, which articulates the government’s goals for developing competitive markets and empowering consumers.
Fiji’s Personal Property Securities Registry is now live, making Fiji the 9th country PSDI has helped to establish a secured transactions framework.
A PSDI-supported loan product that lets farmers borrow using contracted income from future crop sales as collateral was launched in Papua New Guinea today.
Fiji’s stock exchange has adopted PSDI recommendations to help increase the number of women company directors.
A PSDI-supported public-private partnership signed in Nuku’alofa yesterday will see the largest solar plant in the south Pacific built in Tonga.