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Features of Fiji’s Data
a. Our transaction data is exclusive, comprehensive and regularly updated;
b. It contains detailed product name, shipment, quantity and price, etc.
c. It can provide precise information about importers, exporters and origin countries;
d. It contains product’s transaction term, contact price.
Located in the heart of Southwest Pacific, the Republic of Fiji (Matanitu Tugalala o Viti) consists of 332 islands, among which 106 islands are inhabited. Most of these islands are volcanic island surrounded by coral reefs, such as Viti Levu and Vanua Levu. Influenced by tropical marine climate, its annual average temperature is 22～30℃ and it is often attacked by hurricanes. It covers a land area of 18333 square kilometers and a water area of 1.29 million square kilometers. In Fiji, tourism is relatively developed, therefore, tourism income is the largest source of its foreign exchange income. The tourism income in 2012 was 1.318 billion Fijian dollars and the number of tourists was 0.66 million who mainly came from Australia, New Zealand, America, England, Europe, Japan, etc. Besides, about 40 thousand Fijians work in the tourism sector, accounting for 15 percent of the total employment.
Fiji has a population of about 0.91 million（2021）, of which 56.8 percent is Fijians and 37.5 percent is Indians and there are about 4700 Chinese people. Fiji’s official languages are English, Fijian and Hindi and its capital is Suva.
Fiji is a country with strong and prosperous economy among the Pacific island countries whose pillar industries are sugar industry and tourism. It pays much attention to the development of national economy and private enterprises. Besides, it provides a liberal policy environment to promote investment and export, aiming at an export-oriented economy with “high increase, low tax and dynamic development”. However, the sugar industry has been in a predicament due to the decreasing price in foreign market and the adjustment of domestic industrial structure in recent years.
Fiji has an arable area of about 288,000 hectares, mainly producing sugarcane, coconuts and bananas. All wheat is imported and only 20% rice can be self-sufficient. In recent years, Fiji’s government attempts to achieve diversified development and promote rice cultivation. Additionally, it is rich in fishery resources, especially in tuna. What’s more, Fiji’s forest covered area is 0.935 million hectares, accounting for half of the whole country’s land area and about 0.25 million hectares has exploitation value, producing quality hardwood and pine.
Fiji has been in trade deficit in a long term. Its main export partners are America, Australia and England, exporting sugarcane, fishes, gold, timbers and mineral water and its main import partners are America, China, etc.，importing fuel, transportation equipment, chemical products, food, etc.
1、 Do Chinese citizens need a visa to go to Fiji?
Fiji has implemented a visa-free policy for Chinese citizens since March 14, 2015. Chinese citizens who travel to Fiji can enjoy visa-on-arrival treatment and can obtain a visa for a maximum stay of 4 months.
2、Materials Necessary to Apply for a Fiji Visa
(1)、passport valid for more than 6 months
(2)、valid return ticket
(3)、your itinerary in Fiji
3、Precautions for Entry
Before tourists arrive Fiji, they need to fill entry and customs declaration form; after arriving, they need to go through entry formalities at the immigration counter with the following documents:
(1)、your valid passport
(2)、a valid round-trip tickets or a visa for the country of passage and the country of destination
(3)、completed entry and customs declaration form
4、Precautions for Going Abroad
(1)、30 Fijian dollars for airport construction
(2)、a minimum cash guarantee of 400 dollars during your transit to a third country
(3)、During your transit through South Korea, if you need to stay there overnight, you must hold a valid South Korean visa.
Fiji prohibits the entry of any animals, plants, herbs, seeds and other things that may carry alien life. If there are medicines, please attach English instructions.
The duty-free items allowed in Fiji are as follows:
1、cigarettes: no more than 250 cigarettes
2、cigars: no more than 250 grams (net weight)
3、tobacco: no more than 250 grams (net weight)
(These three kinds of items above can be combined freely but the total net weight should be no more than 250 grams.)
4、hard liquor: no more than 2.25 liters
5、wine: no more than 4.5 liters
6、beer: no more than 4.5 liters
（These three kinds of items above can be combined freely but the total quantity should not exceed the above regulation. The amount of other dutiable items should not exceed 400 Fijian dollars. Passengers who carry these six kinds of items above should be at least 17 years old. ）
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