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Overall economic development program for American Samoa 1998

Alex P. Zodiacal

Overall economic development program for American Samoa 1998

by Alex P. Zodiacal

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Published by Dept. of Commerce in American Samoa, Pago, Pago .
Written in

  • Samoa,
  • Samoa.
    • Subjects:
    • Economic development projects -- Samoa.,
    • Samoa -- Economic conditions.,
    • Samoa -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by Alex P. Zodiacal.
      LC ClassificationsHC687 .Z63 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 leaves ;
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6822675M
      LC Control Number00303480

      International migration from small populations may have long-term cultural and social consequences. American Samoa (AS) is a small island territory whose scale (N = 55,; 77 mi2, ) offers a. An early explorer, Louis de Bougainville called the Samoan islands the Navigator's Islands, and some early government reports may refer to American Samoa as Eastern Samoa. Location and Geography. American Samoa is part of the greater Samoan archipelago in the South Pacific half-way between Hawaii and New Zealand.

      Traders were stationed in Samoa and on other Pacific islands, but there was also direct trading with the Samoans. In , the firm established its first coconut plantations. Today, Western Samoa is dependent on the world market, its three most important export items being copra, cocoa, and bananas.   Samoa became the th member of the WTO in May , and graduated from least developed country status in January Definition: This entry briefly describes the type of economy, including the degree of market orientation, the level of economic development, the most important natural resources, and the unique areas of specialization.

      Environment and development in , this report constitutes the first opportunity for Samoa to assess its situation with regard to sustainable development in the past decade. Samoa is classified as a Least Developed Country mainly because of its vulnerability to natural disasters and to external economic and trade developments for which it has no. Political and economic transitions in American Samoa and Samoa served to reduce the availability of traditional dietary resources for all Samoans (Ezeamama et al., ; Keighley et al., ). At the same time, imported calorie-dense foods from the West, including energy-dense baked goods, and highly salted and canned foods, became more Cited by: 6.

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1 REVIEW DRAFT AMERICAN SAMOA’S COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY, Prepared By Territorial Planning Commission and Department of Commerce American Samoa Government August 6, This Report was Prepared under an Award from the US Department of. The Development Bank of American Samoa (DBAS) was created in by Public Law of the American Samoa government.

The purpose of DBAS is based on its mission statement and goals, which were formed as integral components of its strategic plan. Economic Overview. American Samoa s a traditional Polynesian economy in which more than 90% of the land is communally owned.

Economic activity is strongly linked to the US with which American Samoa conducts most of its commerce. Tuna fishing and processing are the backbone of the private sector with processed fish products as the primary exports. American Samoa - Economy.

American Samoa has a traditional Polynesian economy in which more than 90% of the land is communally owned. Economic activity is strongly linked to the US with which. The economy of American Samoa is a traditional Polynesian economy in which more than 90% of the land is communally owned.

Economic activity is strongly linked to the United States, with which American Samoa conducts the great bulk of its foreign trade. Tuna fishing and processing plants are the backbone of the private sector, with canned tuna being the primary cy: US dollar (USD).

Samoa’s economic freedom score ismaking its economy the 86th freest in the Index. Its overall score has decreased by point, with lower scores for government integrity and.

economy for the future. It builds on the work of the American Samoa Economic Advisory Commission and the US Department of the Interior Office of Insular Affairs report entitled, A Private Sector Assessment for American Samoa, as well as other important works related to.

American Samoa Government Office. American Samoa – Department of Commerce; EDA Regional Office. Seattle Regional Office; University Center. University of Hawaii. Economic Overview. The economy of Samoa has traditionally been dependent on development aid, family remittances from overseas, tourism, agriculture, and fishing.

It has a nominal GDP of $ million. Agriculture, including fishing, furnishes 90% of exports, featuring fish, coconut oil. The Territorial Planning Commission, Economic Advisory Commission, Workforce Development Commission, Board of Higher Education, and the recently announced Task Force charged with creating an Economic Development Implementation Plan, are all examples of partnerships between public and private sector leaders committed to a healthy, prosperous, and sustainable American Samoa.

The economy of Samoa is dependent on agricultural exports, development aid and private financing from overseas. The country is vulnerable to devastating storms.

Agriculture employs two-thirds of the labor force, and furnishes 9% of exports, featuring coconut cream, coconut oil and e a large automotive wire harness factory, the manufacturing sector mainly processes agricultural GDP: $ billion (nominal, ), $ billion (PPP. American Samoa (/ s ə ˈ m oʊ ə / (); locally / ˈ s ɑː m oʊ ə /; Samoan: Amerika Sāmoa, [aˈmɛɾika ˈsaːmʊa]; also Amelika Sāmoa or Sāmoa Amelika) is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of (the independent nation of) Samoa.

Its location is centered on ° S, ° W. It is east of the International Date Line Capital: Pago Pago. The American Samoa government envisaged DBAS as a catalyst for economic, commercial and community development into the new millennium.

Unfortunately, due to severe financial and internal management problems that had accumulated over the years, DBAS was faced with possible closure, a situation that was made worse with the threat of the.

Samoa The Human Capital Index (HCI) database provides data at the country level for each of the components of the Human Capital Index as well as for the overall index, disaggregated by gender. The index measures the amount of human capital that a child born today can expect to attain by given the risks of poor health and poor education.

Development Bank of American Samoa, Pago Pago, United States. likes 13 talking about this were here. DBAS was established in by Public Law 11 5/5(2). Office of the Governor A.P. Lutali Executive Office Building. Third Floor - Utulei, Pago Pago, AS Phone: 1 () Fax: 1 ()   SAMOA American Country Study Guide: Strategic Information and Developments USA International Business Publications Int'l Business Publications, - Business & Economics - Reviews: 1.

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, in office sincewas reelected in Two-thirds of the workforce is employed in fishing and agriculture, which produce 90 percent of exports. Western Pacific Local Offices* *Not all programs are served in each local office. Please direct new program inquiries and general inquiries to the State Office Departments listed above.

American Samoa Office Pago Plaza, SuitePago Pago, AS () Guam Office E Sunset Blvd, SuiteTiyan, Guam () Australia - Oceania:: American Samoa. Deserted beach near Pago Pago. American Samoa is an incorporated, self-governing territory of the US.

A part of the Samoan island chain, it is the southernmost territory of the US. The large harbor at Pago Pago contains a full US naval station. The inhabitants of American Samoa are American nationals, but. Western Samoa: Recent Economic Developments (IMF Country Report) Paperback – May 1, by International Monetary Fund (Author) › Visit Amazon's International Monetary Fund Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Author: International Monetary Fund.The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty.

It assists its members and partners by providing loans, technical assistance, grants, and equity investments to promote social and economic development.Samoa has been a regional leader in sustainable tourism interventions, but there is still potential for the destination to further engage tourism businesses and travelers in destination stewardship and be a model for other destinations in the region to follow.

community economic development, and waste management. By capturing a largely.