Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) 2010
DTIS update 2016
WTO accession N/A

With EIF support, Tuvalu put trade plans into its National Strategy for Sustainable Development 2016-2020, and its Trade Policy Framework (TPF) focuses on trade development and expansion through the private sector.

Tuvalu has prioritized trade‑related activities in agriculture, fisheries, tourism and labour mobility as a step towards implementing the TPF.

MOU 03/01/13
Budget 900'000
End date 30/06/21

EIF is working to strengthen the capacity of people and institutions in Tuvalu to formulate and implement trade policies that support poverty reduction, inclusive growth and sustainable development.


  • Developing training for Government personnel in conjunction with the implementation of the country's Trade Policy Framework.
  • The 2015 Talofa Trade Fair with the theme “Business is Tuvalu’s future” was held over a two‑week period.
  • Tuvalu’s initial market access offers presented at the 14th Intersessional Meeting of the PACER Plus trade negotiations in March 2016 in Australia.
  • Tuvalu Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) (2010)

  • Tuvalu Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) Update (2013)

  • Tuvalu Rapid eTrade Readiness Assessment (2019)

  • Tuvalu Trade Policy Statement

  • Tuvalu National Trade Development Strategy (2022-2026)