Coronavirus and PNG

Stories related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Papua New Guinea's State of Emergency.

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Stimulate or stagnate: steering Papua New Guinea’s economy through the COVID-19 crisis

The global economic meltdown that has been triggered by the COVID-19 virus outbreak has hit Papua New Guinea hard. What are the implications for the country’s business and financial sectors?
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COVID-19 arrives in Papua New Guinea: what now?

With the first case of COVID-19 in PNG announced at the weekend, there are warnings there could be essential-item shortages and changed working conditions, but business has been preparing for its arrival.
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How Papua New Guinea’s informal and local economy can get through the COVID-19 crisis

The economic fallout from the coronavirus (COVID-19) is creating havoc across world markets and economies. According to the ratings agency Fitch, Papua New Guinea’s formal economy will be affected, but the story could be different for its informal and local economy.
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How Papua New Guinea is faring in the global financial maelstrom

The rapid spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 has disrupted global economic activity and led to a fall in financial markets. But the story is very different for big companies in Papua New Guinea, although there will be some adverse impacts, especially in the oil and gas sector.
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