Papua New Guinea’s service sector on the cusp of ‘enormous opportunities’ [video]

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One of the sectors to receive a boost from improved internet connectivity in Papua New Guinea will be its business services sector, according to a panel of experts speaking at the recent Business Advantage PNG Investment Conference. David James examines some of the likely opportunities.

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Wanting to do business in Papua New Guinea? Come for the long-term, says Australian Trade Commissioner

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Australian businesses eager to earn a dollar in Papua New Guinea should understand they need to be seen as committed long-term to the market to be successful, says Australia’s Senior Trade Commissioner to PNG, David Knapton.

Business relationships set to expand with growing conference schedule

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Business and investment events covering a diverse range of key industry sectors are lined up for Papua New Guinea throughout 2015. Here are some of the highlights from our events calendar. The major international investment event on PNG in 2015 will be the Papua New Guinea Advantage Investment and Infrastructure Summit, co-hosted for the fifth […]

The next wave of investment opportunities in Papua New Guinea

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The successful completion of the PNG LNG project has turned the focus onto where new investment opportunities lie. Senior representatives from the IFC, Austrade and Nambawan Super got together at the recent Papua New Guinea Advantage Investment Summit to share their thoughts.

Program firms up for Papua New Guinea Advantage Summit

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September’s Papua New Guinea Advantage Investment and Infrastructure Summit looks like being the largest ever, with delegate registrations up and a very strong roster of high profile speakers, say organisers.

Five questions for David Knapton, Australia’s new Senior Trade Commissioner to PNG

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Australia is still Papua New Guinea’s largest trading partner and the country’s largest single source of investment. Business Advantage PNG speaks with Australia’s new Senior Trade Commissioner in Port Moresby David Knapton.

Memoir: Exporting along the Kokoda Trail

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Three years ago, ‘Airport Economist’ Tim Harcourt came to Papua New Guinea to see how it was coping after the global financial crisis. In this excerpt from his forthcoming book, Trading Places – The Airport Economist’s Guide to International Business, he reflects on what he found.