In the Republic of the Marshall Islands, PSDI is supporting reforms to strengthen the business environment by increasing business access to finance and improving the performance of state-owned enterprises.
PSDI is working with the Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands to:
Increase business access to finance through secured transaction reform and the development of an associated online registry;
Strengthen the performance of state-owned enterprises through policy, legislative reform, and analysis; and
Support reforms through advocacy and analytical work.
Resources and Spending
Of the $305,268 PSDI has spent in the Marshall Islands in total, $181,493 has gone to SOE reform. This has largely been used to fund PSDI’s ongoing support for the development and implementation of the 2015 SOE Act.
On this website, $ refers to US dollars unless otherwise stated.
For detailed information on PSDI activities in the Marshall Islands, download the 2022 PSDI Country Overview here.
Marshall Islands at a glance
13,500 securities registered
PSDI presented on the program's Agriculture Value Chain Financing work at the launch of the ADB’s "Asia Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Monitor 2023: How Small Firms Can Contribute to Resilient Growth in the Pacific Post COVID-19 Pandemic" in Sydney on 25 October 2023.
More than 30 people convened on 8 April 2022 in Majuro to discuss Leadership Matters, and the ways in which barriers to women’s full economic participation endure in the Marshall Islands and across the Pacific. Watch the video.
Government, business, and civil society representatives in the Republic of the Marshall Islands have convened to discuss the findings of PSDI's Leadership Matters study on women in Pacific business leadership.
PSDI SOE Expert Christopher Russell delivers a presentation on Finding Balance 2016 in Majuro in October. *The latest edition of PSDI’s state-owned enterprises benchmarking study finds SOE performance has improved in many countries, but gains are proving difficult to sustain.* The fifth edition of Finding Balance, PSDI’s comparative study of state-owned enterprise (SOE) performance in the Pacific, was published in September. Finding Balance 2016: Benchmarking the Performance of State-owned Enterprises in Island Countries...