In brief: Papua New Guinea may face its largest budget deficit to date and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea’s Minister for Treasury finds the national budget in a ‘much more fragile situation’, K12 billion in unbanked money circulating, and poor regulations may be affecting SMEs. Your weekly digest of business news.

In brief: relocation of Port Moresby Port to Motukea Island site backed by review, and other business stories

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Motukea Island a ‘suitable site’ for Port relocation, majority of Papua New Guinea SMEs in retail, and PNG first Pacific nation to join alliance. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Elk-Antelope arbitration decision expected ‘this quarter’, and other business stories

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Elk-Antelope arbitration hearing in London completed, fuel supplies to return after roadblocks eased, and Santos delivers sales records. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Bougainville mining law passed, giving licensing regime to Autonomous Government, and other business news

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Bougainville’s Autonomous Government moves closer to issuing mining licences, tuna stocks down to 16% of original size and foreign shareholding of NNBPOL won’t exceed 49 per cent. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.