IFC looking at investment opportunities ‘even more actively’ in Papua New Guinea, says new country head

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Markus Scheuermaier is the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) new Resident Representative in Papua New Guinea. He shares his thoughts on how the IFC can make the most difference in PNG with Business Advantage PNG.

Prime Minister to open Papua New Guinea’s prestigious international investment conference

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Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister, the Hon. James Marape MP, will make the opening address at the 2021 Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference on the morning of Tuesday 7 September.

Taking Papua New Guinea to the world

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A couple of weeks ago, Business Advantage International hosted a small, high-level gathering of PNG-focused business leaders in Sydney, Australia.

What the future holds for Papua New Guinea’s stock market

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What is the future of Papua New Guinea’s stock market? PNGX Chairman David Lawrence believes there is an opportunity to expand the country’s capital markets, while changes to the regulator are also expected. David James explores.

Bank South Pacific’s vision for digital banking

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Bank South Pacific is broadening its digital offering, according to Nuni Kulu, BSP’s General Manager, Digital. She told the 2019 Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference that technology is driving big changes in the banking landscape.

Salt and Pesce confirmed keynotes for 2019 Papua New Guinea Investment Conference

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Leading social commentator and business analyst Bernard Salt AM and futurist Mark Pesce have been confirmed as the two keynote speakers for this year’s Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference, to be held in Sydney on 19 and 20 August.

KPMG announced as Major Sponsor of 2019 Papua New Guinea Investment Conference

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Business Advantage International has announced that KPMG will be the headline sponsor for its 2019 Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference in Sydney on 19 and 20 August.

Dates and location set for 2019 Papua New Guinea Investment Conference

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The 2019 Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference will take place on 19 and 20 August at the premium Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, Australia.

Digicel executive outlines ‘aggressive’ plans to take advantage of new cable link

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The Regional Director of Digicel Pacific, Paul Statham, says the company has ‘aggressive’ plans to expand its offerings when the submarine fibre cable from Australia to Papua New Guinea is built. He says these innovations will especially benefit business.

ADB’s Papua New Guinea head reveals more details of the Highlands Highway upgrade

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The Asian Development Bank will start redeveloping the entire Highlands Highway simultaneously rather than doing it in sections, according to David Hill, Country Director for the ADB. He outlined the ADB’s focus on improving both physical and digital connectivity in Papua New Guinea.