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U.S. Relationship

Sri Siva Subramaniya Swami Hindu Temple in Nadi, Fiji
Sri Siva Subramaniya Swami Hindu Temple in Nadi, Fiji

U.S.-Fiji Relations

The U.S. established diplomatic relations with Fiji in 1971, following its independence from the United Kingdom. Relations between Fiji and the U.S. have traditionally been good. The two countries share a multi-ethnic heritage, a commitment to democratic values, and a record of close cooperation on international peacekeeping operations, regional security, environmental issues including climate change, and economic development. The U.S.
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Sri Siva Subramaniya Swami Hindu Temple in Nadi, Fiji

U.S. Assistance to Fiji

USAID funds regional projects assisting communities in accessing financing, building institutional capacity, and adapting to climate change. The Ready project (2016-2021) supports climate finance and management capacity. With the Pacific Community (SPC), the Institutional Strengthening in Pacific Island Countries to Adapt to Climate Change project (ISACC, 2015-2020) is undertaking climate finance assessments and supporting scale up of successful multi-sectoral projects.
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Sri Siva Subramaniya Swami Hindu Temple in Nadi, Fiji

Bilateral Economic Relations

The U.S. has been among Fiji’s principal trading partners. The main products imported to the U.S. from Fiji include bottled water, tuna, and sugar. U.S. exports to Fiji are mainly machinery, transport equipment, and food. Fiji and the U.S. do not have a bilateral investment agreement. Tourism and remittances, including from the U.S., contribute significantly to the Fijian economy. Fiji
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Integrated Country Strategies

The Integrated Country Strategy is the four-year strategy articulating U.S. priorities in a given country. The Chief of Mission leads the strategy.

Investment Climate Statements

The Investment Climate Statements analyze a variety of economies that are or could be markets for U.S. businesses and provide information on the business climates.

Fiscal Transparency Report

The Fiscal Transparency Report analyzes government transparency and identifies needed changes to improve public spending accountability.

The U.S. delivers COVID vaccines to Fiji.

COVID-19 Vaccine Deliveries

Since July, 2021 the United States has donated 200,960 safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine doses with the people of Fiji. This includes 50,880 Pfizer doses and 150,080 Moderna doses. Of the 200,960 vaccine doses, 100% were donated in partnership with COVAX.

The United States is committed to leading an international and coordinated effort to accelerate access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines to meet global needs. The United States is working with other governments and partners including COVAX, Caricom, and the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) to protect communities from COVID-19 and apply lessons from this pandemic to enhance health security now and in the future.

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