Economy Archive January 2019

The fake US and EURO notes were presented at the Coral Sea Resort in Honiara.

Fake Notes Recovered

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at the Honiara Central Police Station this week recovered a five hundred Euro fake note and a few United States fifty dollar fake note.
Four baby Santa Cruz ground doves were born at Jurong Bird Park in Singapore in recent weeks, making the park the first zoological institution in the world to successfully breed the highly threatened bird species under human care.

Solomon Endangered Doves Born in Singapore Park

Jurong Bird Park has welcomed four Santa Cruz ground-dove chicks in the past few weeks, marking a world first for the endangered species.
The October report, by the Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG), claimed PACER Plus signatories would lose more than $US60 million each year, mostly in slashed tariffs, a report that Hon. Tozaka is inaccurate.

Free Trade Agreement Concerns Dismissed

The Solomon Islands Foreign Minister, Hon. Milner Tozaka, has dismissed concerns a regional free trade agreement will hurt Pacific economies.
With International visitation growing on an average of nine per cent annually, the Solomon Islands is hopeful of achieving the 30,000 visitation mark by the end of 2019.

Tourism Sector Hopes to Increase Visition Mark

The Solomon Islands government is looking to the tourism sector to attract 60,000 visitors annually by 2025, in the process netting the country’s economy SBD1 billion.