Features

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How to unleash the agriculture potential in Papua New Guinea’s Ramu and Markham valleys

Papua New Guinea’s fertile Markham and Ramu valleys have the potential to become a food basket for the Asia-Pacific region. An International Finance Corporation (IFC) study highlights how this could be achieved.

Papua New Guinea’s P’nyang LNG project: what we know so far

‘Heads of agreement’ have been reached for the ExxonMobil-led P’nyang gas project in Papua New Guinea’s Western Province. Business Advantage PNG looks at what this means for the project’s future development.

How should small businesses behave if they want to sell to big business?

What sort of behaviours should SMEs cultivate to be successful dealing with larger companies? Business Advantage PNG asked Queensland’s Chief Entrepreneur Wayne Gerard and KPMG Australia’s Energy & Natural Resources Technology Partner, Barbara-Anne Bensted, who have been on both sides of the deal.

Stronger together: why Papua New Guinea’s SMEs need to look out for one another

What do micro, small and medium-sized businesses in Papua New Guinea actually need to thrive? Two entrepreneurs heavily involved in the country’s SME ecosystem gave their thoughts to the recent 2021 Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference.

Winds of change: why Papua New Guinea is perfectly placed for a wind-power revolution

Papua New Guinea is sitting on a world-class wind power resource that could see it exporting power to the region in a relatively short space of time.

Latest news

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In brief: Papua LNG scheduled to commence in 2027 and other business stories

Total E&P’s MD outlines Papua LNG schedule, the Internal Revenue Commission signs Memorandum of Agreement with the SME Corporation and Air Niugini to resume services to Sydney. The business news you need today.

Papua New Guinea government and Barrick sign ‘commencement agreement’ for restart of Porgera mine

A ‘commencement agreement’ has been hailed by Papua New Guinea’s government and Barrick Niugini as a ‘crucial step’ in the process of reopening the country’s largest gold mine. Business Advantage PNG considers what still needs to happen for the mine to return to productivity.

In brief: Barrick executives visit Papua New Guinea and other business stories

Barrick’s CEO Mark Bristow is in Papua New Guinea to advance Porgera talks, K92 Mining announces expansion, and Eastern Highlands Province in lockdown. The business news you need today.

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Economy/investment

Time to grow: Papua New Guinea’s stock exchange looking to expand

Crowdfunding and a new listed fund are in the pipeline at Papua New Guinea’s stock exchange, PNGX, as it looks at new ways of grow the country’s capital markets and encourage SMEs. 

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Opinion and analysis

Financing a green, resilient and inclusive recovery [opinion]

Alfonso Garcia Mora, Vice-President Asia and Pacific for the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, outlines some of the development challenges Papua New Guinea faces today and how the IFC is supporting private sector investment to address them.

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People moves

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People moves: PNG Air

A new Chief Commercial Officer joins PNG Air.

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Feature interviews

How should small businesses behave if they want to sell to big business?

What sort of behaviours should SMEs cultivate to be successful dealing with larger companies? Business Advantage PNG asked Queensland’s Chief Entrepreneur Wayne Gerard and KPMG Australia’s Energy & Natural Resources Technology Partner, Barbara-Anne Bensted, who have been on both sides of the deal.

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LIfestyle

Papua New Guinea’s business community joins forces for RSPCA’s Charity Golf Day

The RSPCA’s Charity Golf Day at the Royal Port Moresby Golf Club was a success, with 22 teams taking part in the event.

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Latest News

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In brief: Papua LNG scheduled to commence in 2027 and other business stories

Total E&P’s MD outlines Papua LNG schedule, the Internal Revenue Commission signs Memorandum of Agreement with the SME Corporation and Air Niugini to resume services to Sydney. The business news you need today.

Features

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How to unleash the agriculture potential in Papua New Guinea’s Ramu and Markham valleys

Papua New Guinea’s fertile Markham and Ramu valleys have the potential to become a food basket for the Asia-Pacific region. An International Finance Corporation (IFC) study highlights how this could be achieved.

Opinion

Financing a green, resilient and inclusive recovery [opinion]

Alfonso Garcia Mora, Vice-President Asia and Pacific for the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, outlines some of the development challenges Papua New Guinea faces today and how the IFC is supporting private sector investment to address them.