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The Pacific Economic Bulletin is not longer being published and will be incorporated into a new journal, Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies. To enquire about the new journal please email

PNG & Pacific links

Australian government

AusAID Country information

Australia's Export and Investment Facilitation Agency

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
(including travel alerts and country information)

Reserve Bank of Australia


Discussion groups and online resources

South Pacific Online Forum
South Pacific Information Network (SPIN)
Pacific Studies WWW Monitor
Pacific Studies WWW Virtual Library (includes American Samoa, Australia, Cook Islands, Coral Sea Islands, Easter Island, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Hawaii, Hawai'i, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Midway Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Island, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wake Island, Wallis & Futuna Islands)
Papua New Guinea WWW Virtual Library

ANZ Bank, ANZ Country Briefs ~ economic assessments of conditions and prospects in countries of importance to ANZ and Australia.

Bank of Hawaii, Economics Research Center Pacific Islands Reports ~ Economic Profiles of Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, New Caledonia, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

Asian Development Bank, Key Indicators of Developing Asian and Pacific Countries ~ published annually. Features regional and country data series.

Asian Development Bank, Pacific Studies Series

International Monetary Fund, Country Information


Pacific island and PNG government sites

Bank of Papua New Guinea
Pacific Island government internet resources (compiled by the National Library of Australia)
PNG Government online
Fiji Government online
Solomon Islands Government


Pacific books and publications

Asia Pacific Press ~ ANU based publisher of Pacific-related books, journals and online resources
Pacific Island Books ~ US-based distributor of Australia, New Zealand and Pacific related books
Pacific Islands Report (published by the East-West Centre)
Oceania Newsletter (published by the Centre for Pacific and Asian Studies, University of Nijmegen)



ABC Online - Asia Pacific
ABC Online - Conflict on Guadalcanal
ABC Online - Fiji Coup Crisis
ABC Online - PNG25
Fiji Online
Fiji Live


Research, business and non-government organisations

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation
The Foundation for Development Cooperation
PNG National Research Institute
AESOP Business Volunteers Ltd


Regional/international organisations

Asian Development Bank
Forum Secretariat
Forum Fisheries Agency
International Monetary Fund
The Secretariat of the Pacific Community
World Bank
South Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)


Universities and university centres

Crawford School of Economics and Government (ANU)
State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Project (ANU)
Centre for the Contemporary Pacific (ANU)
University of the South Pacific
University of Papua New Guinea
Centre for South Pacific Studies, University of New South Wales
National University of Samoa
University of Goroka
Divine Word University
PNG University of Technology


Friendship and business links

Australia-PNG Friendship Association
Australia-Fiji Business Council
Australia-PNG Business Council

Updated:  7 March 2011/Responsible Officer:  Crawford Engagement /Page Contact:  CAP Web Team