“Solomon Islands has ratified the Pacific trade agreement Pacer Plus.
“The foreign ministry said the deal would provide tangible benefits, including improved market access, and support for trade development and policy needs.
“The ministry said of major interest to the Solomons was the labour mobility arrangement which is an annex to the agreement.
“It said this component would allow Solomon islanders to work in Australia and New Zealand.
Solomon Islands is the sixth country to ratify Pacer Plus.
“The agreement comes into force 60 days after at least eight of the 11 signatories have ratified.”
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