PACER-Plus — boon or bane for Pacific island states?

A Pacific free trade agreement may be concluded at the end of the year with Australia and New Zealand spearheading the negotiations. But will it be beneficial to small Pacific island nations where development progress is scant? We look into the issue.

About the author

  • Lean Alfred Santos

    Lean Alfred Santos is a former Devex development reporter focusing on the development community in Asia-Pacific, including major players such as the Asian Development Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. He previously covered Philippine and international business and economic news, sports and politics.