Wednesday November 14 2018
Fiji - Credit Rating at 32.50


Standard & Poor's credit rating for Fiji stands at B+ with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for Fiji was last set at Ba3 with stable outlook.





Monday November 05 2018
Ease of Doing Business in Fiji at 101.00


Fiji is ranked 101 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of Fiji remained unchanged at 101 in 2018 from 101 in 2017.





Friday November 02 2018
Fiji Inflation Rate at 5.20 percent


The annual inflation rate in Fiji went up to a 19-month high of 5.2 percent in October of 2018 from 4.6 percent in the previous month. Prices increased faster for: food and non-alcoholic beverages (7.7 pct vs 4.9 pct in September); housing & utilities (2.5 pct vs 2.2 pct); transport (3.3 pct vs 2.4 pct); clothing (1.5 pct vs 0.9 pct), and furnishing (0.9 pct vs 0.2 pct). Meanwhile, inflation was steady for restaurants and hotels (at 1.1 pct, the same as in September); miscellaneous goods and services (at 0.3 pct); recreation and culture (0.4 pct); and communication (0.1 pct). Additionally, prices slowed for alcoholic beverages and tobacco (16.1 pct vs 18.6 pct) and fell further for health (-2.3 pct vs -2.2 pct). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.60 percent, after increasing by 0.50 percent in September.





Friday November 02 2018
Fiji Inflation Rate MoM at 0.60 percent


The Consumer Price Index in Fiji increased 0.60 percent in October of 2018 over the previous month.





Friday November 02 2018
Fiji Food Inflation at 7.70 percent


Cost of food in Fiji increased 7.7 percent in October of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.





Friday November 02 2018
Fiji CPI Transportation at 102.80 Index Points


The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Fiji increased to 102.80 Index Points in October of 2018 from 102 Index Points in September of 2018.





Friday November 02 2018
Fiji CPI Housing Utilities at 97.10 Index Points


CPI Housing Utilities in Fiji increased to 97.10 Index Points in October, from 96.90 Index Points in September of 2018.





Friday November 02 2018
Fiji Consumer Price Index Cpi at 122.90 Index Points


Consumer Price Index Cpi in Fiji increased to 122.90 Index Points in October from 122.20 Index Points in September of 2018.





Friday October 26 2018
Fiji Interest Rate at 0.50 percent


The Reserve Bank of Fiji left its benchmark interest rate on hold at a record low of 0.5 percent at its October 2018 meeting amid a comfortable outlook for inflation, foreign reserves, and current economic conditions. Policymakers said that economic activity continues to be supported by robust private consumption, as noted in several indicators for consumption and investment such as net Value Added Tax collections, vehicle registrations and new commercial bank lending. Inflation is expected to subside to 3.5 percent in 2019 and 3 percent in 2020. Meantime, foreign reserves are projected to remain at comfortable levels. As of 25 October foreign reserves stood at USD 2,138.5 million equivalent to 4.9 months of retained imports of goods and non-factor services. The Bank will continue to monitor international and domestic development and align monetary policy accordingly.





Wednesday October 17 2018
Fiji Producer Prices at 103.50 Index Points


Producer Prices in Fiji increased to 103.50 Index Points in the second quarter of 2018 from 102.80 Index Points in the first quarter of 2018.