Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Pacific Economic report released

AusAID has released the first of a new series of economic reports for the region:
The Pacific Economic Survey 2008 is the first of a series of annual reports on the economic performance of Pacific island countries and Timor-Leste.
For the Solomons, the results are mixed and very challenging:
  • 5.8 % growth rate
  • growth is highly unsustainable and based on aid and logging
More articles in coming postings, on these and other issues regarding SI raised by the report, .

The Pacific Survey 2008 can be downloaded here.