Have you the completed the Pacific Export Survey yet?
We at <b>Pacific Islands Trade & Invest</b> recently sent you an invitation to complete the inaugural Pacific Export Survey.<!--more--> The response has been excellent but we still need to hear from more Pacific exporters and businesses. For those of you who have completed the survey already, we thank you for your contribution.
If you haven’t completed the survey yet, we encourage you to have your say by completing the survey at <a href="http://www.mmailer.com/3b5/3c9v436/7a6/3b5p3b6q1860.html"><b></b></a>.
Some respondents asked us a few questions about the survey. Below are a few of these with our replies. Please take a moment to read through these if you need to know more before you begin the survey.
<i>1) When is the cut-off date?</i>
The survey will close on Thursday 8th May 2014.<i></i>
<i>2) Is my business eligible to participate in the survey? </i>
All businesses that supply products or services to international clients are urged to participate. For example: agricultural exporters, tourism businesses, manufacturers, shipping, transport and logistics businesses, legal and financial service providers, mining and resource businesses etc.
<i>3) Are small/micro businesses able to participate?</i>
Yes – we welcome input from businesses of all sizes to get a realistic picture of the region.
<i> 4) Which countries are eligible to participate?</i>
The survey is restricted to businesses from the 14 Forum Islands Countries – Cook Islands, Fiji, FSM, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, PNG, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
<i>5) What do I do if I have any difficulties completing the survey? </i>
If you experience any technical difficulties or need assistance, you can email us at <a href="http://www.mmailer.com/3d0p3e4m451o7c1/3d0/3d1w187c.html"></a> or call +612 9290 2133. If you would prefer to participate in the study by telephone, let us know and we can schedule an appointment with you.
We appreciate your time and assistance in providing input that will help improve the business and export environment in the Pacific Islands. Yours sincerely, <i>Pacific Islands Trade & Invest (PT&I) in collaboration with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) </i> For direct enquiries, please contact <a href="http://www.mmailer.com/dbpef/15c/4ccldbgdcv1588.html"></a>