Books, Papers, and Reports, Policy Briefs | 30 September 2020 | Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Niue

Government-Owned Banks: Their Role in Pacific Financial Systems

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Government-owned banks are a pervasive feature of the Pacific financial landscape, but their role is not always clear. This paper aims to assist policymakers to meet the financing needs of businesses by addressing questions around government ownership of banks and highlighting the need to increase private participation in most Pacific financial systems.

Pacific Finance Sector Policy Paper Series

This Pacific Finance Sector Policy Paper is the first of a series published by the Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI) covering topical issues in Pacific finance, with the combined aim of assisting Pacific policymakers to alleviate the constraints faced by Pacific businesses when trying to access finance.

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