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2022: what can Papua New Guinea business expect from the year ahead?

Business Advantage PNG looks to the year ahead and considers what Papua New Guinea-focused businesses can expect in the coming 12 months.

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Plummeting prices of solar will ‘change the game’ in Papua New Guinea: President

Christian Lohberger, President of the Solar Association of PNG, updates Business Advantage PNG on all matters solar and why the future of Papua New Guinea’s renewables sector looks bright.

solar power

US funding for electrification in Papua New Guinea starts to ramp up

The project to connect 70 per cent of Papua New Guinea’s population to electricity by 2030 is making progress, according to senior officials from the United States-funded component, the USAID-PNG Electrification Partnership.

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.

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2022: what can Papua New Guinea business expect from the year ahead?

Business Advantage PNG looks to the year ahead and considers what Papua New Guinea-focused businesses can expect in the coming 12 months.

In brief: Papua New Guinea’s Porgera and Wafi-Golpu mines to be prioritised and other business news

Mineral Resources Authority to prioritise Porgera and Wafi-Golpu, Papua New Guinea’s Forestry Industry struggling, and over K1.4 billion of new road contracts announced. The business news you need today.

‘Thumbs up’: Santos to list on Papua New Guinea’s stock exchange

Santos is listing on Papua New Guinea’s stock exchange, the PNGX, after its merger with Oil Search received the necessary final approvals. It will immediately become the exchange’s largest listing, providing PNG’s capital markets with a timely boost.

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Economy/investment

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.

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Opinion and analysis

Papua New Guinea’s plan to balance the budget [analysis]

Papua New Guinea’s 2022 National Budget focuses on health, growth and reducing its deficit by 2027, but can this be achieved? Economists Stephen Howes and Kelly Samof consider the evidence.

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People moves

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People moves: Bank of Papua New Guinea, Paradise Foods, Fortescue, OTML, Santos, MiBank, Credit Corp

Changes at the Bank of Papua New Guinea, Paradise Foods announces new CEO, change at Fortescue Metals, Ok Tedi Mining Ltd (OTML) welcomes new board member, Santos appoints Chief Financial Officer, MiBank gets Independent Directors, and Credit Corp announces Non-Executive Director.

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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

Review: Anna’s Kitchen, Waigani

Diners don’t need to go far in Port Moresby to find good Vietnamese food, including noodle bowls, rice paper rolls and savoury pancakes. Leilani Stephen visits Anna’s Kitchen in Waigani.

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2022: what can Papua New Guinea business expect from the year ahead?

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Features

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2022: what can Papua New Guinea business expect from the year ahead?

Business Advantage PNG looks to the year ahead and considers what Papua New Guinea-focused businesses can expect in the coming 12 months.

Opinion

Papua New Guinea’s plan to balance the budget [analysis]

Papua New Guinea’s 2022 National Budget focuses on health, growth and reducing its deficit by 2027, but can this be achieved? Economists Stephen Howes and Kelly Samof consider the evidence.