Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) 2010
DTIS update N/A
WTO accession N/A

With the support of the EIF, Tuvalu is putting trade strategies into its National Strategy for Sustainable Development 2016-2020. To advance on the trade mainstreaming agenda, a Trade Policy Framework (TPF) was developed that focuses on trade development and expansion through the private sector. Tuvalu has prioritized trade‑related activities in agriculture, fisheries, tourism and labour mobility as a step towards implementing the TPF.

MOU 03/01/13
Budget 900'000
End date 31/08/18

EIF is working to strengthen the capacity of institutions and stakeholders in Tuvalu to formulate and implement trade policies that support poverty reduction, inclusive growth and sustainable development.


  • Developing training for Government personnel in conjunction with the implementation of the TPF.
  • The 2015 Talofa Trade Fair with the theme “Business is Tuvalu’s future” was held over a two‑week period.
  • Tuvalu’s initial market access offers presented at the 14th Intersessional Meeting of the PACER Plus trade negotiations in March 2016 in Australia.
  • Tuvalu Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) (2010)

  • Tuvalu Annual Progress Report (2013)


Temate Melitiana
Permanent Secretary and EIF Focal Point Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade, Tourism, Environment and Labour Funafuti

Toaiga Semisi
Acting Trade Officer Ministry of Foreign Affairs,Trade,Tourism,Enviroment & Labour

Donor Facilitator, UNDP

Pulaalofa Saulo Haulagi