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Nine things businesses need to know about Bougainville’s referendum

The writ has been issued and postal voting has commenced ahead of the long-awaited referendum on independence for the Autonomous Region of Bougainville. Here are nine things you should know about the referendum.
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Supplementary budget imposes greater austerity on Papua New Guinea’s economy

The Papua New Guinea government has brought down a supplementary Budget to address what it described as a 'record budget deficit.' The Minister for Treasury, Ian Ling-Stuckey, claimed it is necessary to get the Budget within sound fiscal limits.
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In brief: new guidelines for Kumul Petroleum Holdings and other business news

Kumul Petroleum Holding Limited has been asked to cease exploration, drilling and greenfield investments, the World Bank has released an economic update signalling economic slowdown in Asian and Pacific economies, and K92 Mining has released its Q3 results above budget. Your weekly digest of business news.
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What Papua New Guinea’s central bank is saying about the economy

Ahead of this week's expected Supplementary Budget, the Bank of Papua New Guinea’s September Monetary Policy Statement points to continued financial pressures, despite a strong trade performance. David James considers what it means for foreign exchange and domestic demand.
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In Brief: Papua New Guinea’s Treasurer warns of ‘big and painful’ cuts in Tuesday’s Supplementary Budget and other business stories

Treasurer says Papua New Guinea's Budget deficit far worse than expected, Phillipines to export 5,000 mt of high quality rice to PNG, and Paradise Foods sells its spice business. Your weekly digest of business news.
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