However, new statistics show businesses in Vanuatu are more confident that they will survive compared to businesses in other Pacific countries.
A VBTC news report said experts are hopeful for kava exports.
The Trade Development Officer at the Ministry of Tourism, Trade, Commerce and Ni-Vanuatu Business, Andrea Ibba said, ‘This is a really horrible situation to have both disasters. COVID-19 has killed demand and accessibility to international market while TC Harold has killed supplies. So it’s a very difficult situation for Vanuatu.”