In Brief: Papua New Guinea electrification project to start in Enga and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea electrification project to start in Enga Province, Mining Act in Bougainville set for alteration, while moratorium on business visas ends. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Trade Minister says Papua New Guinea will break global trade laws with proposed rice plan, and other business stories

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Trade Minister Maru says he will recommend the government abandon its proposed rice policy, Bougainville landowners want government to hold its BCL shares, and Fiji says there are no bans on PNG imports. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Hope that SABLs leases will be return to landowners soon, and other business stories

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Chief Secretary indicates SABL leases will be returned soon, and Woodside CEO says Oil Search bid his ‘full price’. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: India expresses interest in buying Papua New Guinea LNG, and other business news

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O’Neill says India keen to buy PNG gas, industry divided over vegetable import ban, and Konebada Petroleum Park Authority signs feasibility study deal. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

Plenty of growth yet in China for Papua New Guinea business

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China’s economy has promising prospects even as it adapts to a ‘new normal’ stage of its economic development. So what impact will a lower Chinese growth rate have on Papua New Guinea? Business Advantage PNG asks three regional analysts.

Meet the Pacific’s new man in Beijing

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David Morris is the Pacific’s new Trade Commissioner to Beijing. He talks to Business Advantage PNG about the changing nature of China’s economy and the trade and investment opportunities for the Pacific Islands that can arise from being part of China’s new ‘Maritime Silk Road’.

People moves: Pacific Trade and Invest

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Pacific Trade Commissioner resigns