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: 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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In brief: Papua New Guinea to explore free trade agreement with China and other business stories

Free trade agreement with China to be explored, Papua New Guinea's Immigration and Citizenship Authority reactivates instant visas, and Port Moresby to get new tower development. The business news today.
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In brief: COVID-19 test no longer required for arriving passengers into Papua New Guinea

COVID-19 test are no longer necessary for inbound passengers into Papua New Guinea, local company gets K62 million contract to project manage infrastructure projects and a coffee producer partners with the Australia's Market Development Facility to establish a 'revolving fund'. The news you need today.
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