Ratings agency reveals how Papua New Guinea will manage its debt

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Papua New Guinea’s Government is set to rely heavily on concessional finance from multilateral institutions, according to ratings agency Moody’s. The agency is maintaining a B2 rating for PNG debt but has some surprising revelations about the country’s finances.

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Blast from the past: Papua New Guinea’s economy in 2020

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The year 2020 looks like being a watershed year for Papua New Guinea, with a number of transformative projects awaiting the green light and a new government seeking to implement an ambitious agenda.

Papua New Guinea heading into a forex squeeze – World Bank

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A new World Bank report details a worsening of Papua New Guinea’s economic prospects and finances. It says that the country is ‘steadily’ losing foreign exchange.

Boardroom briefing: world’s longest commercial flight, commodity prices weak and how to get innovative ideas

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Qantas has completed the world’s longest commercial flight, many commodity prices below cost of production, and how to foster innovation. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

World Bank releases bullish assessment of Papua New Guinea economy

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The Papua New Guinean economy is set to surge in 2019 and stabilize in subsequent years, according to a report by the World Bank. David James takes a closer look.

Economic update: slow but steady resurgence in the Papua New Guinea economy

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Papua New Guinea is getting its house in order as it anticipates a period of stronger economic growth, driven in part by significant new investment in mineral production and infrastructure. In the first of a two-part series, Andrew Wilkins discusses its economy with business leaders and assesses where it is most likely to head.

Singapore emerging as a regional option for Papua New Guinea companies

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Businesses in Papua New Guinea seeking to establish a presence in the Asian region are increasingly looking at Singapore as a stepping-stone to expand their market reach or increase their shareholder base. There is also growing interest from Singapore-based businesses looking at the PNG market.