US adds Fiji to its Pacific economic plan

Updated May 27 2022 - 2:26pm, first published 2:23pm
Officials at the White House say Fiji will join the US-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework.

Fiji is joining US President Joe Biden's Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF), the White House says, making it the first Pacific island country in the plan that is part of a US effort to push back on China's growing regional influence.