Private Sector Investment in the Pacific

Research Team: Simon Milne, Carolyn Deuchar, Tracy Berno, Semisi Taumoepeau, Michael Pusinelli and Jaimee Raymond

This report examines the drivers of and barriers to private sector investment in both foreign and local forms in the Pacific region. The research draws on in-depth case-based interviews with 24 investors from Fiji, Tonga, Cook Islands and Niue. The sectors covered by the research are tourism, agriculture, renewable energy and telecommunications. The findings reveal a complex and diverse array of issues that constrain and facilitate investment in the Pacific.

Case Studies

The 17 cases can also be viewed here: