Fijian economy to grow at slightly slower pace

Fiji's annual inflation increased to 5.2 per cent in October from 4.6 percent in September. This was largely due to supply side shocks that led to higher prices for kava and vegetables when compared to last year, as well as increased prices for alcoholic beverages, tobacco and fuel due to duty changes and global commodity price movements. Picture: FILE

THE Fijian economy, on the domestic front,   is envisaged  to  grow  for  the  ninth  consecutive  year but at a  slightly  slower  pace  due  to  the  recent spate  of  natural  disasters. The Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) highlighted this in its Economic Review for the month ended April 2018 released last week. The central bank also […]

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