Building local digital economy in the context of international standards

Vanuatu Local Economy By Anita Roberts
Key stakeholders in digital trade such as banks, telecommunication providers, education institutions and small businesses have convened to discuss how to use international standards to boost digital trade They talked about challenges that small businesses are facing with digital technologies and how to overcome them. Discussions... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

DPM Loughman leads delegation to 75th ESCAP Meeting

DPM VEanuatu ESCAP Thailand
The seventy-fifth session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) held its meeting this year from 27th – 31st of May, 2019. The Commission session is held annually for both the ministerial and the senior official’s level to discuss and decide on important issues pertaining... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

Till the land, produce more for NC Market: PM

The Vanuatu Daily Post
Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has challenged the people of Vanuatu, especially the young generation, to till the land, in order to produce more crops to meet the demand for the new market opening up in New Caledonia. He made the call on the eve of his departure from New Caledonia, after the historic signing of trade agreements... more →
Posted in: Kanaky, Vanuatu

Export Breakthrough to New Caledonia

PM Charlot Salwai signing the agreement with New Caledonia President, Philippe Germain Photo: Fred Vurobaravu
Prime Minister Charlot Salwai signed a historic bilateral trade agreement with New Caledonia on Wednesday this week in Noumea. The signing took place after weeks of discussions between technical officials led by newly appointed Director General, Roy Mickey Joy. President of the New Caledonian Government, Philippe Germain and... more →
Posted in: Kanaky, Vanuatu

Chinese Trade company establishes alliance with Pango community

Children from Pango receive gifts from Shandong Xinhuiyuan International Trade Company Ltd reps (r) and Mr Lionel Kaluat ©. Fern Napwatt
The Shandong Xinhuiyuan International Trade Company Ltd has extended a gesture of friendship to the Pango community. The trade company from Shandong Province, China made a simple sign of generosity when it donated gifts to the children, widows and people in Pango on Friday. It was arranged by Mr Lionel Kaluat. The gifts... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

No Fixed Copra Price in Vanuatu

Bags of copra being transported to the wharf on Malekula. Photo: File
by Adorina Massing – The Vanuatu Government, represented by the Director General to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (MFEM), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Santo’s copra buyers on Saturday 15 December 2018 in Port Vila. The MoU stipulates that the subsidy will begin on Monday (yesterday)... more →
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DARD assists kava farmers with poly bags and materials to build nurseries

DARD assists kava farmers with poly bags and materials to build nurseries
DARD assists kava farmers with poly bags and materials to build nurseries Over 400 kava farmers from South Tanna have shown interest in planting more kava, as a result of road development in the Southern part of the island. This was revealed during the handing over of project materials to create kava nurseries. With the initiative... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu
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