December 7, 2021
Rice and wheat flour are important food items imported by Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs). The study shows that from a regional perspective rice is the leading import, followed by wheat flour: of the share of rice and wheat flour in total imports rice amounted to 64 per cent and wheat flour 36 per cent. From an individual country perspective rice imports are dominant in Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, PNG and Tuvalu; wheat flour imports are dominant in Tonga; and rice and wheat flour are both important imports in Samoa.
Read the Imports of rice and wheat flour in selected PICTs information brief.