The week's business news in summary. In Brief is sourced from a variety of Papua New Guinea and international media outlets as a service to our readers. Business Advantage PNG makes no claim for the veracity of third party sources.

In brief: Barrick urges Papua New Guinea to complete all processes to reopen Porgera and other business stories

Barrick's CEO addresses delays in the reopening of Porgera mine, rice farming potentially back on the table after a visit from a Filipino delegation and PNG LNG's contribution to the State. Your business news in brief.
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In brief: K92 gets lease extension for Kainantu mine and other business stories

Canadian company K92 Mining gets lease extension, PNG DataCo announces cables damaged after the September earthquake have been repaired and Kina Bank changes plans because of the raise in corporate tax. Your business news, curated and summarised.
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In brief: Morobe government to revisit Hidden Valley agreement and other stories

The Morobe government to revisit Hidden Valley agreement, PNG DataCo still repairing the cables broken in the September earthquake and the Investment Promotion Authority to get a new online registry before the year ends. Business news in summary.
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In brief: Papua New Guinea’s potential to become the Pacific’s ‘Powerhouse’ and other stories

Latest ANZ Pacific Report highlights Papua New Guinea's economic potential, Santos posts record production largely due to PNG and a new partnership between Paradise Foods and PHAMA Plus. Your business news in nutshell.
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In brief: New Porgera Limited close to applying for special mining lease and other stories

Barrick executives visit Papua New Guinea for talks about a Special Mining Lease for Porgera, PNG welcomes back cruise ships, and Department of Trade and Investment to become a 'one-stop shop' for foreign investments. Your business news in a nutshell.
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In brief: Papua New Guinea’s Treasurer meets with global rating agencies & other business stories

Treasurer Ian Ling-Stuckey met with two global rating agencies to talk about Papua New Guinea and its loan history, the United States pledges about K2.8 million in programs for the Pacific and Prime Minister Marape green lights the Japan Development Institute to work on a new Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Master Plan. The business news you need.
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In brief: Wafi-Golpu agreement to contain risk funding provisions and other business stories

Morobe Governor says Wafi-Golpu agreement will contain risk funding provisions, internet cable breakages set to take months to fix, and superannuation fund puts pressure on government over rent arrears. The business news you need today.
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