Infrastructure

2020 volumes only slightly down, says Swire Shipping

Despite initial concerns about the impact of COVID-19, Swire Shipping's data shows only a marginal reduction in freight volumes. Alistair Skingley, the company's Country Manager for Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, tells Business Advantage PNG that the company is upgrading its offerings in the expectation of solid growth in 2021.
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‘Economic lifelines’: Connect PNG outlines key road projects to help boost Papua New Guinea’s COVID recovery

Connect PNG has a five-year plan to establish a single, unbroken highway network for Papua New Guinea. David Wereh, Secretary of the Department of Works and Implementation, takes Business Advantage PNG through the challenges.
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Papua New Guinea could see more than K2.5 billion from regional infrastructure funds

Speaking at a Business Advantage PNG webinar, two of the region's largest infrastructure investment funds – the Asian Development Bank and the new Australian Infrastructure Finance Facility for the Pacific – have announced major support for road and electricity projects in Papua New Guinea, with more to come.
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Solar for everyone: a glimpse into Papua New Guinea’s solar market today

What progress has solar energy made in Papua New Guinea and what is its potential, particularly for business? Christian Lohberger, President and founder of the Solar Energy Association of PNG and co-founder of Astra Solar Ltd, shares his views with Business Advantage PNG.
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K4.96 billion Australian fund starts to invest in Papua New Guinea infrastructure

At a time when private sector investment is stalling, the A$2 billion [K4.96 billion] Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific is ramping up and targeting projects that will help drive Papua New Guinea's economy.
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