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PM signs Papua New Guinea Electrification Partnership with Australia, US, Japan and US

The Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has signed the Papua New Guinea Electrification Partnership with Australia, Japan, the United States and New Zealand, … [read on ...]

The 2018 APEC CEO Summit – as it happened

Business Advantage PNG's coverage of 2018 APEC CEO Summit in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, held from 15 to 17 November. To follow the key events and … [read on ...]

Hilton Hotel opening in Port Moresby a ‘key story’ for Papua New Guinea says MD

All eyes this week are on Port Moresby in general and the capital's new Hilton Hotel in particular. Business Advantage PNG takes a look at the site … [read on ...]

Nine Things You Need to Know about 2018 APEC Leaders Week in Papua New Guinea

The final two events of Papua New Guinea’s APEC-hosting year are fast approaching. The APEC Leaders Meeting and CEO Summit will be the highlights of … [read on ...]

Identifying digital opportunities Papua New Guinea’s focus during APEC, says Executive Director

The Executive Director of APEC, Alan Bollard, tells Business Advantage PNG that finding digital solutions that suit Papua New Guinea has been a focus … [read on ...]

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PM signs Papua New Guinea Electrification Partnership with Australia, US, Japan and US

The Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has signed the Papua New Guinea Electrification Partnership with Australia, Japan, the United States and New Zealand, whose aim is to provide power to 70 per cent of the country’s population by 2030. Currently, only 13 per cent of PNG’s population has reliable access to electricity.

In brief: Russia and PNG to set up mutual embassies, and other business news

Russia plans to open an embassy in Port Moresby, the Australian Prime Minister announces relaxed visa rules for Pacific nations, and Crystal Kewe, the young app developer, wins a major APEC award.

Prime Minister O’Neill tells APEC CEO Summit maintaining international trade rules critical

The Prime Minister Peter O’Neill gave an upbeat take on the Papua New Guinea economy when opening the APEC CEO Summit. He pointed to the need for consistent trade rules, strong engagement with civil society and the community, and a focus on the opportunities offered by the digital economy.

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APEC 2018

Prime Minister O’Neill tells APEC CEO Summit maintaining international trade rules critical

The Prime Minister Peter O’Neill gave an upbeat take on the Papua New Guinea economy when opening the APEC CEO Summit. He pointed to the need for consistent trade rules, strong engagement with civil society and the community, and a focus on the opportunities offered by the digital economy.

The 2018 APEC CEO Summit – as it happened

Business Advantage PNG’s coverage of 2018 APEC CEO Summit in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, held from 15 to 17 November.

How the world’s media reported on APEC 2018 in Papua New Guinea

The eyes of the world’s media are on Papua New Guinea as delegates arrive in Port Moresby for APEC Leaders Week. Here’s a overview of how the country and the event has been covered by the world’s press this week.

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Economy/investment

2019 Budget aims to broaden economy and increase expenditure and revenue

The Treasurer, Charles Abel, has handed down the 2019 Budget, revealing a 12 per cent jump in revenues and a 9 per cent jump in expenditures. He announced changes to the income tax threshold, and an increase in capital expenditure.

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Opinion and analysis

Analysis: Papua New Guinea National Budget reflects improving outlook in 2019

The 2019 Budget reflects an improving economic outlook says Zanie Theron, KPMG’s PNG Country Managing Partner. She points to increased private investor confidence and positive signs with foreign exchange.

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Mining & petroleum

Robots, drones and profits: how digital technology is revolutionising mining

Digital technology and artificial intelligence is changing the way mining is conducted, according to Christiaan Heyning, a Partner at the consultants McKinsey & Company. But he warns that astute management is required to reap the benefits.

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Interviews

Papua New Guinea PM O’Neill looks for lasting policy legacy from APEC

In the second half of his exclusive conversation with Business Advantage PNG’s Andrew Wilkins, the Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says the policies developed at the APEC Leaders meeting will have a lasting impact on the country. He says APEC marks a unique opportunity to market PNG as an investment destination.

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Infrastructure

PM signs Papua New Guinea Electrification Partnership with Australia, US, Japan and US

The Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has signed the Papua New Guinea Electrification Partnership with Australia, Japan, the United States and New Zealand, whose aim is to provide power to 70 per cent of the country’s population by 2030. Currently, only 13 per cent of PNG’s population has reliable access to electricity.

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Company profiles

How Supreme Industries has expanded in Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby-based retailer/wholesaler Supreme Group found itself needing products and services it couldn’t source in Papua New Guinea, so it decided to create them. Group Managing Director Sanjay Shah,  tells Business Advantage PNG that the group has grown quickly and is anticipating more diversification.

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PM signs Papua New Guinea Electrification Partnership with Australia, US, Japan and US

The Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has signed the Papua New Guinea Electrification Partnership with Australia, Japan, the United States and New Zealand, whose aim is to provide power to 70 per cent of the country’s population by 2030. Currently, only 13 per cent of PNG’s population has reliable access to electricity.

Features

PM signs Papua New Guinea Electrification Partnership with Australia, US, Japan and US

The Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has signed the Papua New Guinea Electrification Partnership with Australia, Japan, the United States and New Zealand, whose aim is to provide power to 70 per cent of the country’s population by 2030. Currently, only 13 per cent of PNG’s population has reliable access to electricity.

Turning security guards into role models in Papua New Guinea

A new initiative aimed at improving standards across Papua New Guinea’s security industry is being welcomed as a significant step forward. [Read more ...]

Opinion

Analysis: Papua New Guinea National Budget reflects improving outlook in 2019

The 2019 Budget reflects an improving economic outlook says Zanie Theron, KPMG’s PNG Country Managing Partner. She points to increased private investor confidence and positive signs with foreign exchange.

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