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Setting up business meetings is very much an informal exercise and be aware that Solomon islands operates on 'island time'. The person you arrange to meet may not show up (so it is always best to re-confirm appointments).

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  • Imports from Solomon Islands A$196 million
  • Exports to Solomon Islands A$199 million
  • Capital Honiara
  • Official Language English
  • Area 27,990 sq km
  • Population 0.575 million



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Country brief

A comprehensive overview of political, economic and bilateral and regional trade agreements.

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Trade and economic fact sheet

Containing general information, recent economic indicators, Australia’s trade and investment relationship with Solomon Islands and their global merchandise trade relationship that is updated twice a year.

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The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Smartraveller site provides advice for business travelers and tourists going to Solomon Islands. This is regularly updated and should be checked before planning travel.

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