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PSDI helps Pacific countries achieve sustainable and inclusive economic growth by improving their business environments.

Reforms supported by PSDI reduce constraints to doing business, incentivize entrepreneurship and investment, foster new business models, and remove barriers to women’s full participation in the economy. This allows the private sector to formalize and grow, which creates jobs, increases tax revenues, and helps lift people out of poverty.

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21 October 2021
ADB welcomes new Corporations Act to boost business in Palau

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (21 October 2021) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has welcomed the passing of a new Corporations Act in Palau which will make it easier and faster to start and run a business.  The new act modernizes and simplifies business start-up and operation requirements by eliminating unnecessary and outdated formalities, which will make it simpler, faster, and more cost-effective to register and manage businesses in the future. The act...

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2 October 2021
Cooks leading the way for women in business

From the Cook Islands News: Cook Islands’ representation of women in business has grown by leaps and bounds, according to a new regional report.

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1 October 2021
Papua New Guinea’s National Executive Council endorses legislation to promote private sector involvement in infrastructure service delivery

Papua New Guinea’s National Executive Council has endorsed the PSDI-supported Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Amendment Bill and Regulations.

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28 September 2021
Women in the Pacific exceed global average in business leadership

The Pacific Media Network covers the release of the new PSDI Leadership Matters report.

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