Five questions for Nihal Shah, Chairman of manufacturer Pacific Foam

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Papua New Guinea manufacturer Pacific Foam is celebrating its 40th year of operation in the country. Business Advantage PNG talks to Chairman Nihal Shah about the company’s history and its vision for the future.

Opinion: What Papua New Guinea taught me about doing business

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Now a Chief Financial Officer based in the UK, Aarish Shah occupied senior executive roles in Papua New Guinea for nearly a decade. Here he reflects on the lessons he learned from running businesses in PNG—lessons that he believes are ‘poignantly transferable to life and business anywhere.’

PNG’s manufacturers: adding value, adding skills

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Despite being overshadowed by the natural resources sector, manufacturing adds tremendous value to the Papua New Guinea economy, as Rod Myer discovers. With PNG experiencing economic growth of above five per cent in recent years and manufacturing employing up to 25% of the nation’s formal workforce, the country’s factories are perhaps the unsung heroes of […]