3 December 2018 – Finding investment opportunities across an entire region can often be a daunting task, but for those seeking investment opportunities in the Pacific islands, The Hub, by Pacific Islands Trade and Invest, collates investment and trade opportunities in one convenient location.
Ranging from tourism, agriculture, forestry to skin care and cosmetics, The Hub features current investment opportunities across 16 Pacific island nations. Investment opportunities range from full ownership to joint venture or passive investment.
Similarly, listings of trade opportunities by industry type helps international buyers find local suppliers in the islands. The Pacific is a rich source of fisheries, fresh agricultural produce, organic products as well as the creative industries.
Foreign investment has played an increasingly important role in many of the Pacific island nations in areas ranging from raw materials such as copra, timber and fisheries to service-sector activities including tourism, financing and telecommunications.
Pacific Islands Trade and Invest is the New Zealand arm of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat based in Fiji. Focusing on export-capable businesses across the Pacific Islands, the organisation promotes and supports exporters from Pacific Island countries, in New Zealand. It also identifies investment opportunities in the 16 Pacific Islands it represents – Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, FSM, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.