In brief: World Bank to fund new agriculture project in Papua New Guinea and other business stories

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The World Bank announced new program and generous funding for Papua New Guinea agriculture sector, call centre launched for the 2022 elections and the Civil Aviation Development Investment Program eyes phase 2. The business news you need today.

Coca-Cola’s new vision for Papua New Guinea

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Coca-Cola is now manufactured and marketed in Papua New Guinea by the biggest bottler in the world, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP), following its acquisition of Coca-Cola Amatil. Business Advantage PNG sat down with CCEP’s PNG General Manager, Philippe Mondada, to talk about the future of the soft drinks giant in PNG.

Government policies set a more optimistic mood for Papua New Guinea’s manufacturers

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The Chief Executive of the Manufacturers Council of Papua New Guinea, Chey Scovell, has given an upbeat assessment of the prospects for the manufacturing sector. He tells Business Advantage PNG that the mood, while cautious, is becoming more optimistic.