In brief: manufacturing affected by downturn in the economy and other business stories

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Manufacturing affected by downturn in economy, Japanese International Co-operation Agency ready to start Lae-Nadzab Development Project and CPL’s profit comes in at K6.5 million. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

Lae Nadzab Airport commercial area prepares for take off

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New land has been made available at Lae Nadzab Airport for growth of a supporting commercial business sector.

In brief: competition concerns over Oil Search, Bougainville mine and a review of bank charges

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Competition concerns over Elk-Antelope share holdings, ABG keen to re-open Panguna and Treasurer orders bank charges review. Your weekly digest of the week’s business news.

Lae airport highway upgrade begins this month

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Construction of the long-awaited Lae-Nadzab Road upgrade to a four-lane highway begins this month, after Prime Minister Peter O’Neill launched the project last week.