Has trade protection assisted Papua New Guinea’s manufacturers? [opinion]

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University of Papua New Guinea’s Maholopa Laveil looks at the real impact of the government’s tariff policies on local manufacturers.

Papua New Guinea’s manufacturers face tough year [opinion]

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Chey Scovell, CEO of the Manufacturers Council of Papua New Guinea, argues that the country needs to control its costs and kickstart spending if manufacturing is to grow.

Industry in the dark on Papua New Guinea’s single-use plastic ban

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The CEO of the Manufacturers Council of Papua New Guinea, Chey Scovell, says the impending 31 January deadline on the use of plastic bags is causing confusion for local business.

Papua New Guinean duo impresses at fashion show

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Dusk Devi reports on Pacific Runway, where two Papua New Guinean fashion designers showed their latest collections.

 Manufacturing in Papua New Guinea: a sector profile

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A profile of the manufacturing sector in Papua New Guinea, including an overview, key players, the Manufacturers Council and incentives.

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Laga Industries boosts capacity to meet Papua New Guinea ice cream demand

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Papua New Guinea’s potential as a market for ice cream will be put to the test when Laga Industries completes a significant expansion of its Gala manufacturing facilities in Lae later this year.

What’s on the agenda for Papua New Guinea business in 2014?

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The coming year looks promising for Papua New Guinea business, with the giant PNG LNG project due to commence gas exports, and further investments looking likely. Meanwhile, eyes are on the O’Neill Government to see how it can improve the operating environment for business. Business Advantage PNG looks ahead to consider what 2014 may bring.