Advances in the business environment in several Pacific island countries mark 2014 as a year of achievement for the Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI), according to the latest progress report for the regional technical assistance facility released today.
The Government of the Kingdom of Tonga launched the region’s first integrated online business registry today, providing up-to-date information on Tongan companies and businesses to the public 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week.
Unlocking the value of “movable property” through legal reform and public online registries is key to removing constraints to economic growth and access to finance in developing Pacific island economies, says a new report launched here today by the Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI
Senior government officials from 10 Pacific island nations, development partners and experts in private sector development gathered today at Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s office in Sydney to share their knowledge and report on progress made in the region’s expanding business registration sector.
Citizens of Timor-Leste may soon have access to business loans from commercial banks using moveable assets as collateral, as a result of an initiative cofinanced by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Engaging the private sector through public-private partnerships and privatization can improve the performance and service delivery of state-owned enterprises (SOEs), according to a new PSDI report.