Reports & Publications


>>Pamphlet on Project to Improve Real Sector Statistics at the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre

>>UNESCAP/PFTAC Publication on Improving the Links between National (and Sector) Plans and Budget for Sustainable Development in Pacific Island countries. A Practical Guidance Note (March 2018) 


PFTAC Handbooks

Handbook 1 - Medium Term Frameworks in Public Finance (Proceedings from the Pacific Islands Financial Managers MTFF Conference) - November 20016, Suhas Joshi

Handbook 2 - Handbook for Pacific Bank and Pension Fund Supervisors: Off-Site and On-Site Work - November, 2007; Andrew Milford

Handbook 3 - Selecting Cases for Audit - September 2008, Margaret Cotton

Handbook 5 - Working with Large Taxpayer: Getting Started - September 2008, Margaret Cotton

Handbook 6 - Containing the Civil Service Wage Bill in Pacific Islands - August 2008, Sitosiua T. 'Utoikamanu (Former Tongan Minister of Finance)


PFTAC Regional Papers

PFTAC Governors Paper



PFTAC Energy Prices




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