Exporting guide to Fiji

Overview

Fiji is a group of islands located in the South Pacific Ocean, near Australia and New Zealand. It has a population of just under 1 million (IMF, 2019). In the year ended June 2019, total UK exports to Fiji amounted to £26 million, an increase of 4.0% compared to the previous year (ONS, 2019).

Demand for goods

In the year to June 2019, the top goods exported from the UK to Fiji were partly finished manufactured goods, electrical goods and scientific instruments (ONS, 2019). If you are a UK business looking to export these goods, then Fiji may be a good market for you.

Demand for services

The top services imported by Fiji from the rest of the world were transport, travel, business, insurance and pension, telecommunications, computer and information services (ITC Trade Map, 2019). If you operate in any of these industries, Fiji could be a good market for you.

A bus depot in Fiji

Fiji: at a glance

Currency

Fijian Dollar

Business language

English, Hindi, Fijian

You may need a translator

GDP per capita

$5,147

UK is $47,203 (IMF, 2021, projected figures)

Economic growth

-4%

(IMF, 2021, projected figure)

Time zone

GMT +12

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Trade barriers, such as tariffs or taxes, can raise costs, cause delays, or even stop you from exporting. Check for any issues that may impact your business when exporting.

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Check duties and customs

Find information on how to export goods from the UK. View the duties, rules, restrictions, and the documents you need for your products.

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Next steps

DIT can advise you on doing business abroad, and help put you in touch with other people who can help such as lawyers and distributors.