COVID-19 hits Papua New Guinea’s mining sector

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COVID-19 has reached Papua New Guinea’s mining sector, with its two major mines announcing cases. Meanwhile, new measures are being introduced in response to the growing numbers of infections.

Connecting Papua New Guinea’s SMEs to advice they can afford

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Getting the right advice can be critical when you run your own business in Papua New Guinea, but it can be hard to find at an affordable price. That’s where Business Link Pacific comes in.

Port Moresby in lockdown: Papua New Guinean capital acts to halt spread of COVID-19

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Port Moresby will be closed for two weeks in a bid to stop community transmission after highest number of daily infections.

New K500 million plan to boost Papua New Guinea’s coffee industry

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Papua New Guinea’s coffee industry has failed to reach its full potential, but a new plan aims to fix that.

Sustainable Papua New Guinea: PM links progress to UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

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COVID-19 may have impacted the progress of Papua New Guinea’s rollout of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, but Prime Minister James Marape has made it clear that sustainability and progress go hand in hand, and business must play a role.

Papua New Guinea government and Barrick Gold outline competing visions for Porgera

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Prime Minister James Marape and Barrick Gold have offered two competing visions for the reopening of the Porgera gold mine. With the mine closed and court cases ongoing, the latter is highlighting the impact on business and the community.

New agriculture tariffs put Papua New Guinean jobs at risk, says NBPOL CEO

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The timing of new tariffs affecting Papua New Guinea’s agriculture sector could not come at a worse time, according to the CEO of the country’s largest employer, New Britain Palm Oil.

Ugly duckling becomes swan: Papua New Guinea retailer Brian Bell opens K30 million shopping centre

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Not even a pandemic could stop the new Gordons Plaza from opening. Brian Bell CEO Cameron McKellar talks to Business Advantage PNG about the challenges of launching in the times COVID-19.

Time to thrive: Grow PNG to help drive development of agribusiness in Papua New Guinea

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Grow PNG has been established to help realise Papua New Guinea’s rich agribusiness potential, especially in Morobe’s Markham Valley. Executive Director Ivan Pomaleu reveals the organisation’s plans.

Ready, set, sago: project suggests the key to a successful agribusiness in Papua New Guinea

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The Sago Project in Gulf Province seeks to improve revenues from a crop already well known to smallholders. Sago Project co-founder Peter Uechtritz reveals to Business Advantage PNG the key ingredients for a successful agribusiness project in Papua New Guinea.