Time to address ‘serious structural issues’ in the economy, says Wera Mori

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Papua New Guinea’s Minister for Commerce and Industry, Wera Mori, outlined an ambitious plan to boost Special Economic Zones and attract foreign direct investment to PNG at the 2019 Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference. Here’s what you need to know.

To market, to market in Papua New Guinea

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Nicola Gage and Grace Maribu visit some of Papua New Guinea’s major markets.

Madang Province: Papua New Guinea Business Guide

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Madang Province is on the northern coast of Papua New Guinea and has many of the country’s highest peaks and active volcanoes. It also has the widest mix of languages. 

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In brief: Cabinet considers Ramu Valley as a ‘Special Economic Zone’ for agriculture and other business stories

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Cabinet considers a plan to turn the lush Ramu Valley into a Special Economic Zone, Microbank aims at 50,000 customers and Nambawan Super’s overseas investments down 20 per cent. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

The Pacific Marine Industrial Zone: an update

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Work on the flagship project of Papua New Guinea’s fisheries industry, the Pacific Marine Industrial Zone (PMIZ) in Madang, is progressing steadily, with the presentation of the design concept in early 2012. While National Fisheries Authority Managing Director Sylvester Pokajam concedes ‘it has been slow going,’ he also says it has been important to get […]