- The Republic of Fiji joined INBAR on 1 September 2020.
- Fiji's designated focal point with INBAR is the Ministry of Forestry.
- Fiji has some 20 species of bamboo, (of which only one, Schizostacyum glaucifolium, is indigenous) including species that grow extremely tall and are strong enough for use in the building industry, particularly for their properties which make them ideal for use in cyclone-resistant buildings. (Data from the Pacific Islands Development Forum)
- Bamboos in Fiji are mostly used for building huts, walls and floor coverings (as per the side image). They are also used for weaving, traditional games, and making rafts and crafts.
- The total import and export value of bamboo and rattan products for Fiji in 2017 amounted to USD 397,925, of which imports occupied over 99%. (Based on UN COMTRADE Database)