Kiribati

In Kiribati, PSDI is supporting reforms to improve the business and consumer environment and expand private sector opportunities.

PSDI is working with the Government of Kiribati to:

  • Modernize company and business laws;

  • Draft legislation for the development of an online business registry;

  • Strengthen the operations and financial sustainability of the Kiribati Provident Fund including development of a comprehensive policy framework;

  • Undertake analysis in preparation for the establishment of a Commerce Commission; and

  • Support the improved performance of state-owned enterprises through analysis and review.

Resources and Spending

Of the $285,144 PSDI has spent in Kiribati in total, $116,055 was deployed in the 2018/2019 financial year (FY). This expenditure has mainly funded the development of three news bills— the Companies Bill, the Companies Insolvency Bill, and the Business Names Bill.

Kiribati2007 2019 web

On this website, $ refers to US dollars unless otherwise stated.

For detailed information on PSDI activities in Kiribati, download the April 2020 PSDI Country Overview here.

Kiribati at a glance

Modern business laws

PSDI completed an assessment of Kiribati's company and business name laws in 2016, and has provided a draft Companies Bill, Companies Insolvency Bill, and Business Names Bill, which which are anticipated to be introduced to Parliament in 2020.

SOE benchmarking

in PSDI’s Finding Balance study, which included Kiribati for the first time in 2015/2016.

Pension fund sustainability

supported through work to strengthen the operations and financial management of Kiribati Provide Fund.
Key Publications
PSDI 2007-2019 Activities and Results Overview
PSDI 2007-2019 Activities and Results Overview
PSDI ended its third funding phase on 31 December 2019. This brochure, designed to mark the end of that phase, highlights key activities and results during PSDI's first three phases (2007-2019).
PSDI Country Overviews April 2020
PSDI Country Overviews April 2020
What is PSDI doing in the Pacific? These factsheets provide an overview of all PSDI activities in the Pacific up to April 2020.
PSDI Annual Progress Report 2018–2019
PSDI Annual Progress Report 2018–2019
This report gives an overview of PSDI activities from July 2018 to June 2019.
PSDI Annual Progress Report 2017–2018
PSDI Annual Progress Report 2017–2018
This report gives an overview of PSDI activities from June 2017 to June 2018.
Women and Business in the Pacific
Women and Business in the Pacific
This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the context in which Pacific women engage in the private sector, and strategies to increase their participation in business.
PSDI’s Second Newsletter: July–December 2016
PSDI’s Second Newsletter: July–December 2016
This newsletter looks back at PSDI activities over the period July-December 2016.