Articles by Andrew Wilkins

About Andrew Wilkins

Andrew Wilkins is Publishing Director at Business Advantage International. He has over 25 years' international publishing and communications experience, including over a decade on Papua New Guinea.

Economic update: Papua New Guinea’s economy gathers pace

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After years of low growth, the Pacific’s largest economy is looking to benefit from new resources and infrastructure investment—plus a dividend from hosting APEC 2018. Business Advantage PNG’s Andrew Wilkins talks with Papua New Guinea’s business leaders about the year ahead.

Protected: Boardroom briefing: renewable energy, SMEs and globalisation, website security threats

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United Kingdom confirms post-Brexit trading arrangements with Papua New Guinea

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In a move that will reassure Papua New Guinea exporters to the United Kingdom, the UK government has confirmed it will maintain the European Union’s current trading arrangements with PNG after ‘Brexit’. Meanwhile, Prime Minister O’Neill has flagged ‘huge incentives’ for investments in agriculture and tourism, Business Advantage PNG reports from London.

Economic update: major projects will be crucial for Papua New Guinea’s economy

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The fate of some major projects will be critical for the future of the Papua New Guinea economy over the next decade. In the second of a two-part series, Andrew Wilkins discusses the implications.

Economic update: slow but steady resurgence in the Papua New Guinea economy

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Papua New Guinea is getting its house in order as it anticipates a period of stronger economic growth, driven in part by significant new investment in mineral production and infrastructure. In the first of a two-part series, Andrew Wilkins discusses its economy with business leaders and assesses where it is most likely to head.

What can Papua New Guinea business look forward to in 2018?

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As Papua New Guinea business gets back to work, Business Advantage PNG’s Andrew Wilkins looks at some of the issues coming up in 2018. With APEC coming to Port Moresby and a second LNG project in the offing, this is a year when PNG is going to be the subject of international attention.

Join us in Sydney: Thomas, Pesce headline outstanding line-up for 2-in-1 investment conference

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We are really excited about the program we have put together for our first investment conference in two years, which includes two heavyweight keynote speakers plus an impressive cross-section of PNG and international business leaders.

Selling Papua New Guinea as a business and investment destination

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September’s Papua New Guinea Investment Conference in Sydney is designed to promote Papua New Guinea as a key business destination in our region. Business Advantage International’s Andrew Wilkins reveals some of the planning that is going into the program.

Economic update: positive signs for Papua New Guinea economy despite weak commodity prices

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The fall in global commodity prices has had a negative impact on Papua New Guinea’s economy. However, as Andrew Wilkins discovers in his annual economic update on PNG, adjustments have been made and 2017 looks likely to be a year of preparation for better times.

Port Moresby’s remarkable dining boom

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A boom in new restaurants is improving the quality and variety of dining options in Papua New Guinea’s capital, Port Moresby, as never before, observes Andrew Wilkins.