Visitor arrivals last month was the highest January arrivals on record – RBF

Visitor arrivals last month was the highest January arrivals on record – RBF

By Naveel Krishant
Friday 24/02/2023
[Image: File Photo]

The 67,502 visitors that Fiji received last month was the highest January arrivals on record.

This has been stated by the Reserve Bank of Fiji, who say the numbers last month surpassed January 2019 levels by 5.8 percent with higher arrivals noted from Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

The RBF says latest developments in the local economy indicate improving demand, primarily from higher-than-anticipated tourism demand, consumption activity and optimistic business and retail trade outlook.

It further says foreign reserves on 23rd February stood at $3.372 billion and is equivalent to 6.2 months of retained imports cover.

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