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22 September 2016
Continued State-Owned Enterprise Reform will Benefit the Pacific

This week, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) launched Finding Balance 2016: Benchmarking the Performance of SOEs in Island Economies.

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9 May 2016
Op-ed: Lending Reforms can Boost Pacific Growth

Small and medium-sized enterprises in Pacific island states often find it difficult to get credit. Financial institutions in the region tend to view lending to smaller businesses as risky because, without land and buildings as collateral, the likelihood of repayment in case of default can appear low

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15 January 2015
Is the Pacific Really Falling Behind in Ease of Doing Business?

This post was first published at devpolicy.org, the blog of the Development Policy Centre housed in the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University.

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