Recent News

New Goods Classification System in Effect

January 21, 2022
The Pacific Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (PACHS) 2022 is now in effect as of January 1, 2022.

Kiribati 2019-2020 HIES - analytical report

December 23, 2021
Kiribati undertook their third HIES between 2019 and 2020. The main objectives of the survey were to assess the socioeconomic situation of i-Kiribati people and households and to provide data for use in forming economic and social policy.

IMTS Pacific Compilation Guide 2021

December 15, 2021
The IMTS Pacific Compilation Guide 2021 has been compiled to assist National Statistics Offices (NSOs) in Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs) to collect, compile, analyse and report statistics on international trade in goods using a standard methodology.

Imports of rice and wheat flour in selected PICTs

December 7, 2021
Rice and wheat flour are important food items imported by Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs).

PopGIS New Caledonia now available

December 1, 2021
In partnership with Isee New Caledonia, SDD presents PopGIS3 Nouvelle-Calédonie

Meet David Abbott, Manager - Data Analysis and Dissemination at SPC, discussing SPC’s Role in Supporting Improvements in CRVS in the Pacific

October 28, 2021
SPC provides technical assistance to Pacific Island countries and territories in developing civil registration and vital statistics systems and data.

Pacific kava production, trade and consumption: Gaps in data hinder full analysis

October 19, 2021
Cultivating and selling kava is an important source of income for many rural farmers and their families. It is also an important value-adding commodity since other than the usual powder form, it comes in other forms including capsules.

What do the statistics tell us about the Impacts of COVID-19 on PICT Economies

October 5, 2021
Almost eighteen months on since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, Pacific economies are still grappling with its impact and putting in place their economic recovery efforts.