Australian Trade Minister says ‘collaboration’ with Papua New Guinea reflects new focus on trade-for-aid

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Australia’s Trade and Investment Minister, Andrew Robb, has called for a ‘collaborative approach’ with Papua New Guinea to take advantage of rising global demands for food, energy and water.

In brief: BSP’s bid for Credit Corporation fails and other stories

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Credit Corporation shareholders decide not to sell up to BSP, while Papua New Guinea business visa fees rise sharply and Ok Tedi landowners threaten to close the mine in the latest dispute over the government’s takeover.

Banning visas on arrival to Papua New Guinea will affect business, says poll

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The O’Neill Government’s recent decision to cease visas on arrival for Australian citizens entering Papua New Guinea will have an impact on business, according to a Business Advantage PNG poll.

Cautious reaction to proposed ban on visas on arrival

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Business groups have reacted cautiously to the O’Neill government’s plans to scrap visas on arrival for Australian citizens.