Features

Targeting net zero: SP Brewery prepares for growth in tough market

“We’re ready for the boom to happen. We’re just hoping that it will happen sooner rather than later.” Business Advantage PNG speaks with SP Brewery Managing Director Ed Weggemans about the company’s sharp focus on its bottom line and sustainability in tougher market conditions.

Papua New Guinea’s ports anticipate lift in freight volumes

After a challenging 2023, Papua New Guinea’s port and road transport operators are preparing for a significant recovery in demand this year.

A closer look at Papua New Guinea’s new international airport, Nadzab Tomodachi

The major redevelopment of the airport that serves PNG’s second city, Lae, means the country now has a second airport – Nadzab Tomodachi – capable of welcoming international flights. Business Advantage PNG visits the new facility.

Photo of the outside of Lae Tomodachi International Airport, Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea’s banks embrace a digital future

Banks and finance firms are rolling out digital products to take advantage of increased connectivity across Papua New Guinea, where about 75 per cent of the population remain unbanked. Business Advantage PNG talks to the key players find out what’s coming.

Economic update: Papua New Guinea’s decade of growth begins

As part of extensive in-country research for the newly-released 2024 edition of the Business Advantage PNG annual magazine, our editorial team spoke exclusively to dozens of Papua New Guinea business leaders to understand how they are preparing for imminent growth – and what challenges they face. Here’s what they told us.

Latest news

International lenders: Papua New Guinea economy to accelerate but reforms needed

Despite positive growth forecasts for PNG from key lenders, the Asian Development Bank and World Bank, there are warnings that energy reforms are urgently needed to improve economic prospects. We take a closer look at the numbers.

Papua New Guinea’s proposed National Gold Corporation Bill opposed by industry

PNG CORE has come out with serious objections to the government’s proposed National Gold Corporation Bill. We take a closer look at the legislation and what it could mean for the country’s second most valuable export.

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Interviews

Targeting net zero: SP Brewery prepares for growth in tough market

“We’re ready for the boom to happen. We’re just hoping that it will happen sooner rather than later.” Business Advantage PNG speaks with SP Brewery Managing Director Ed Weggemans about the company’s sharp focus on its bottom line and sustainability in tougher market conditions.

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Economy/investment

CEO Survey suggests Papua New Guinea business is less bullish, but still planning to invest

The 2024 results of Papua New Guinea’s annual business confidence survey, the PNG 100 CEO Survey, are out. What have PNG’s leading companies told us about their profit, investment and recruitment expectations – and the major impediments they face?

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Opinion and analysis

ExxonMobil PNG’s Tera Shandro on the next decade of LNG in Papua New Guinea

A decade on from the opening of PNG LNG, Papua New Guinea’s first gas project, ExxonMobil PNG’s Chairperson and Managing Director Tera Shandro reflects on the progress so far and the potential of forthcoming projects such as the K5 billion Angore project and the Wildebeest prospect.

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People moves

People moves: Konebada Petroleum Park Authority, Bougainville Copper and Dentons

New board appointed for the Konebada Petroleum Park Authority, Bougainville Copper Limited sees new CEO and CFO, and a new partner at Dentons.

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LIfestyle

8 Stunning getaways for weekends in Papua New Guinea

Fancy a relaxing day by the pool, a rejuvenating massage, a round of golf or a marine adventure? We think you’ll love our suggestions for a top weekend from Port Moresby. Mary Tao reports.

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Latest News

International lenders: Papua New Guinea economy to accelerate but reforms needed

Despite positive growth forecasts for PNG from key lenders, the Asian Development Bank and World Bank, there are warnings that energy reforms are urgently needed to improve economic prospects. We take a closer look at the numbers.

Papua New Guinea’s proposed National Gold Corporation Bill opposed by industry

PNG CORE has come out with serious objections to the government’s proposed National Gold Corporation Bill. We take a closer look at the legislation and what it could mean for the country’s second most valuable export.

Features

Targeting net zero: SP Brewery prepares for growth in tough market

“We’re ready for the boom to happen. We’re just hoping that it will happen sooner rather than later.” Business Advantage PNG speaks with SP Brewery Managing Director Ed Weggemans about the company’s sharp focus on its bottom line and sustainability in tougher market conditions.

Opinion

ExxonMobil PNG’s Tera Shandro on the next decade of LNG in Papua New Guinea

A decade on from the opening of PNG LNG, Papua New Guinea’s first gas project, ExxonMobil PNG’s Chairperson and Managing Director Tera Shandro reflects on the progress so far and the potential of forthcoming projects such as the K5 billion Angore project and the Wildebeest prospect.