In brief: Marape pledges support for MSMEs in Papua New Guinea and other business stories

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Prime Minister Marape pledges to stimulate the growth of the MSME sector, K2 billion budget shortfall, and Eda Ranu regains control the Mt Eriama sewage and water treatment plant. Your weekly digest of business news.

China’s Belt and Road Initiative’s likely impact on Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea was the first Pacific country to sign up to China’s Belt and Road Initiative, an infrastructure development program across Eurasia. David James considers some of the implications identified by analysts.