Bank of Papua New Guinea urges tougher stance on new resources projects

The March Monetary Policy Statement from the Bank of Papua New Guinea has urged the government to rethink the way it negotiates concessions and tax exemptions with new resources projects. Taking a strong position, it points to how previous agreements have been a factor in foreign exchange shortages and adverse trends in government finances.
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US$10 billion Papua LNG agreement signed between Papua New Guinea government and developers

The Papua New Guinea State has signed the gas agreement for the US$10 billion (K33.7 billion) Papua LNG project with Total, ExxonMobil and Oil Search. The project, which will double PNG's gas production, represents the second-largest foreign direct investment ever in the country.
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Salt and Pesce confirmed keynotes for 2019 Papua New Guinea Investment Conference

Leading social commentator and business analyst Bernard Salt AM and futurist Mark Pesce have been confirmed as the two keynote speakers for this year’s Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference, to be held in Sydney on 19 and 20 August.
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Coral Sea Cable will mean complete rethink for Papua New Guinea business says Deloitte Digital guru

Data costs are likely to fall by 80 per cent because of the Coral Sea Cable System, which is scheduled to be connected to Port Moresby later this year, according to Peter Williams, Chief Executive of Deloitte Digital. He believes Papua New Guinean businesses will have to rethink their approach to investment, hiring, management and technological roll out.
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