Economy

Impact of COVID-19 on International Merchandise Trade (IMTS) in the Pacific

October 14, 2020
Many economic sectors of Pacific Island Countries have been deeply affected by the COVID-19 crisis. This is the case of International Merchandise Trade, for which statistics covering the first 6 months of the year 2020 in Fiji, Samoa, Tonga and Tuvalu have become available.

2020 pocket statistical summary

September 15, 2020
Our 2020 pocket statistical summary has arrived, providing a quick overview of statistics for the people and economies of the Pacific Community’s (SPC’s) member countries.

Pacific Classification of Individual Consumption According to Purpose (PACCOICOP) 2020

July 6, 2020
The Pacific Classification of Individual Consumption According to Purpose 2020 (PACCOICOP 2020) is a regional classification of goods and services purchased by individuals and households in the Pacific Island countries and territories.

Capacity for producing economic statistics in the Pacific - Information paper

May 28, 2020
The paper looks at the capacity of PICTs to produce a core set of economic indicators.

The Economic and Social Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Pacific Island Economies

April 29, 2020
The ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic around the world has necessitated the Statistics Development Division (SDD) of the Pacific Community (SPC) to explore it’s impact on the Pacific Island economies.

UNSD inquired on the COVID-19 pandemic impact on the data production of IMTS

April 15, 2020
UNSD inquired through an informal email consultation with our regional partners whether the COVID-19 pandemic had impacted the data production of IMTS.

Solomon's Gov’t acquired benchmark information on agriculture

December 2, 2019
The recently launched and first ever National Agriculture Survey (NAS) 2017 report is timely says the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Undersecretary Technical (Acting) Michael Ho’ota.

International Merchandise Trade Statistics (IMTS) Training

October 17, 2019
Papua New Guinea National Statistical Office (NSO) hosted the IMTS in-country Training Course from 14-17 October 2019.

Tonga Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2015/2016 Report

February 1, 2018
This report is the third of its type to be published by the department, despite its long history since the early 1970s under the Ministry of Finance.

SDD Newsletter - September 2016

September 2, 2016
Appointment of SDD new Director
18th Oceania Customs Organisation (OCO) Annual Conference
Regional classification of occupations and jobs common in Pacific Island countries and territories just released