Coronavirus and PNG

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

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In brief: Ok Tedi Mining suspends flights to Australia and other business stories

Ok Tedi Mining suspends flight to Australia after three miners tested positive to COVID-19, Papua New Guinea continues to battle surge in COVID cases and National Fisheries Authority signs agreement for Daru fishery.
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Papua New Guinea facing a ’triple crisis’, says World Bank economist

Papua New Guinea has been dealing with a ’triple crisis’, according to Ilyas Sarsenov, Country Economist for the World Bank in PNG. Speaking at a Business Advantage PNG online briefing, he said that the economy has fallen well below previous growth forecasts.
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Still a long way to go: business and economic recovery after COVID

Papua New Guinea is experiencing similar stresses to other economies in the Pacific region due to the impact of COVID-19. Two reports, by the Asian Development Bank and Pacific Trade Invest, highlight both the impacts and a way to recovery.
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