Oil rebounds, LNG stabilises and palm oil up: our monthly review of Papua New Guinea’s commodities and financial markets

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The oil price has been extremely weak but the fall in LNG prices has stabilised and palm oil is up: a monthly review of Papua New Guinea’s commodities and financial markets. Business Advantage PNG’s monthly overview of commodity and financial markets.

In brief: lease extension for Papua New Guinea’s Porgera mine refused and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea to take over Porgera Mine, Mining Minister is looking to restart Wafi-Golpu discussions and Shadow Treasurer urges the introduction of a supplementary budget. The business news you need to kickstart you week.

LNG, oil and coffee prices all fall sharply: a monthly review of Papua New Guinea’s commodity and financial markets

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LNG and coffee prices have come off dramatically while oil is weaker. Business Advantage PNG’s monthly review of Papua New Guinea commodities and financial markets.

Boardroom briefing: coffee prices, advice for food entrepreneurs and dubious promises of aid money

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Coffee farmers growing pains, how a woman launched a successful food business, and where is all the aid money pledged to Pacific nations? Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

How NKW Holdings has experienced massive growth in Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea landowner company NKW Holdings has undergone a massive expansion in the past eight years.  In this exclusive interview with Business Advantage PNG, Chief Executive Officer Marlen Brunskill talks about the growth of the company and why the future looks promising.

Six questions for Vic Lynch, owner of Kwila Coffee Roasters

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Vic Lynch is a Papua New Guinean cafe owner and barista who has built up a thriving business in Sydney, Australia, where PNG coffee is catching on.

Coffee capsules a ‘win-win situation’ for local industry

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Coffee is recognised as one of Papua New Guinea’s most important commodities. So it was only a matter of time before locally manufactured ‘Nespresso compatible’ coffee capsules entered the PNG market. Business Advantage PNG talks to Cool Stuf, the company behind PNG’s first locally manufactured coffee capsules.

Coffee farmers plan to capitalise on global demand for Papua New Guinea Arabica

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Coffee farmers in the Papua New Guinea’s Western Highlands and Jiwaka provinces are planning to capitalise on the growing global demand for sustainable Arabica coffee. With the help of a young entrepreneur who grew up on plantations in the region, they have an ambitious plan to double annual production within two years.

Brewing new investment in Papua New Guinea ‘wild coffee’

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While most of Papua New Guinea’s coffee crop is sold in bulk to Europe’s major coffee giants, Paul Howell discovers one American businessman trying to offer the country’s coffee growers an altogether different, ‘aerial’ route to the US market.

In brief: Purari River gets PM’s backing and other stories

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Among our stories this week: the PM backs Purari River, National Roads Authority chief outlines Papua New Guinea’s roads challenge and a new INA report outlines impediments for the private sector.