Seventy Papua New Guinea delegates at Solomon Islands’ trade fair


More than 70 business delegates representing 53 Papua New Guinea companies from various industries are participating in a trade show in the Solomon Islands this week.

Solomong_region_smlThe Investment Promotion Authority (IPA) is co-ordinating the trade and investment mission, which is being led by Trade Minister Richard Maru.

The PNG Government is subsidising the mission to the tune of K250,000 (US$108,000) .

The IPA’s managing director Ivan Pomaleu said Solomon Islands’ businesses want to link up with PNG companies in the following areas:

  • transport
  • legal services
  • education
  • accounting
  • construction
  • tourism
  • information and communication technology
  • food and beverages
  • manufacturing and retail
  • business consultancy
  • heavy industries
  • fisheries
  • handicrafts
  • tabu shell trade, and
  • petroleum.


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