Economy/Investment

Five questions for climate expert Professor Tim Flannery

The 2016 Paris Agreement, to which Papua New Guinea is a signatory, has committed governments across the globe to a low carbon future. What does that mean for business? Renowned climate expert Professor Tim Flannery tells Business Advantage PNG there will be enormous opportunities.
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Trade rules favour powerful countries but Papua New Guinea should push for influence, says WTO Director-General

The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Roberto Azavedo, has described world trade rules as being tilted towards the interests of more powerful countries. Speaking in Port Moresby recently, he said it is up to the private sector to lobby governments to act on its behalf.
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Expanding SME sector critical to Papua New Guinea’s future, says MD of SME Corporation

Papua New Guinea will have to dramatically expand its small and medium enterprise (SME) sector if it is to achieve middle income status by 2030, according to Steven Maken, Managing Director of the Small and Medium Enterprises Corporation of Papua New Guinea. That will involve dealing with some key constraints.
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