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The only way is down: wholesale internet prices in Papua New Guinea fall

Reductions in the wholesale price of data and prospects for increased competition look set to deliver lower prices for business and consumers in Papua New Guinea, according to Paul Komboi, Chief Executive Officer of state-owned wholesaler, PNG DataCo.

Kina Bank’s major play for Papua New Guinea’s SME market

Kina Bank has unveiled its own range of products aimed at supporting SMEs in Papua New Guinea. Chief Executive Officer Greg Pawson explains the thinking behind the move to Business Advantage PNG.

Roads to recovery: Connect PNG to offer K3 billion in capital works contracts

Phase 1 of Papua New Guinea’s ambitious K20 billion Connect PNG infrastructure plan will see a focus on connecting capital city Port Moresby to the second city of Lae by road, according to the Department of Works and Implementation Secretary, David Wereh. Funding the work remains a challenge, however.

Finance and trade: Samoa’s first female Prime Minister on the future of investment

Samoa is one of the few countries in the world that remains COVID-19 free. Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa outlines the challenges, and trade and investment opportunities that re-opening the country to the world bring.

‘Left to fend for itself’: the Papua New Guinea tourism industry’s plan for welcoming back international tourists

While it awaits clarity from government on its future, Papua New Guinea’s troubled tourism industry has come up with some of its own ideas on how to restart international tourism to the country. Here’s what some of the key operators told Business Advantage PNG.

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In brief: Kina Bank announces new branches in Papua New Guinea and other business stories

Kina Bank to open new branches in Papua New Guinea, Minister for Information & Communication Technology launches new ICT plan, and Nambawan Super starts construction of Waigani office complex. The business news you need today.

Papua New Guinea’s 2022 National Budget: what’s in it for business?

The 2022 National Budget is a ‘big-spending budget’ aimed at stimulating economic growth. At a special online briefing held this week, Business Advantage PNG‘s readers heard from three experts on its likely impact on business.

Revolutionary road: the ADB’s approach to developing Papua New Guinea’s road network

The Asian Development Bank is pushing ahead with its efforts to fund the development of Papua New Guinea’s road network. There will be about US$2 billion (K7 billion) in its investment pipeline over the next three years.

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Economy/investment

Papua New Guinea’s 2022 Budget to address budget repair

Papua New Guinea’s Treasurer Ian Ling-Stuckey is expected to deliver his third National Budget tomorrow (Thursday), with a major focus on managing the country’s K6 billion budget deficit.

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Opinion and analysis

How to do business right in the Pacific [opinion]

How should international businesses behave if they want to be successful in the Pacific? asked a recent Austrade survey. Adrian Weeks, Austrade’s Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner for Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, outlines the thought-provoking results.

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People moves

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People moves: OTML

Mine Maintenance appointments at Ok Tedi Mining Limited (OTML).

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Feature interviews

Five questions for Steve Beattie, Brian Bell Corporate Services

Imagine all the different items you need to source for a major hotel renovation. And then consider how you’d get them all to a remote part of Papua New Guinea.

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LIfestyle

A splash of red or white: How Papua New Guinea is catching on to wine

With wine appreciation on the rise in Papua New Guinea. Loloata Island Resort’s Sommelier, Kannapan Jayakumar, tells PNG Now why wine has become such a sensation and why the Highlands could be a good place to start a winery.

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In brief: Kina Bank announces new branches in Papua New Guinea and other business stories

Kina Bank to open new branches in Papua New Guinea, Minister for Information & Communication Technology launches new ICT plan, and Nambawan Super starts construction of Waigani office complex. The business news you need today.

Features

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The only way is down: wholesale internet prices in Papua New Guinea fall

Reductions in the wholesale price of data and prospects for increased competition look set to deliver lower prices for business and consumers in Papua New Guinea, according to Paul Komboi, Chief Executive Officer of state-owned wholesaler, PNG DataCo.

Opinion

How to do business right in the Pacific [opinion]

How should international businesses behave if they want to be successful in the Pacific? asked a recent Austrade survey. Adrian Weeks, Austrade’s Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner for Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, outlines the thought-provoking results.