Business Advantage Boardroom, Episode 1: Papua New Guinea’s top bankers discuss the financial services sector


Papua New Guinea’s top bankers discuss the kina, foreign exchange shortages, finance for business and the future of banking services with Business Advantage International’s Andrew Wilkins.

The first episode of ‘Business Advantage Boardroom’ went to air on 30 August 2016 on Papua New Guinea’s free-to-air television network, EMTV.

In this episode, broadcast as part of EMTV’s primetime ‘Business PNG’ program, Business Advantage International’s Publishing Director Andrew Wilkins talks with three of the top executives in PNG’s banking sector: Governor of the Bank of PNG Loi Bakani, Bank South Pacific CEO Robin Fleming and Moses Liu, Managing Director of PNG’s National Development Bank.

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Business Advantage Boardroom panelists

(From left) The National Development Bank’s Moses Liu, BSP’s Robin Fleming, the Bank of PNG’s Loi Bakani, and Business Advantage International’s Andrew Wilkins.

Among the hot topics for discussion are the falling value of the national currency, the kina, and the current shortage of foreign exchange.

The panel also discusses how improve access to finance for businesses in PNG and what business can expect from banks in the future.

‘Business Advantage Boardroom’ is a quarterly co-production between Business Advantage International and EMTV.

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