2021 PNG 100 CEO Survey: a snapshot of the effects of COVID-19 in Papua New Guinea [analysis]

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The annual Business Advantage/Westpac PNG 100 CEO Survey has captured the depth of the COVID-19 crisis and the sense of uncertainty that exists among businesses in Papua New Guinea. Westpac’s Senior Economist Justin Smirk takes a closer look.

Impediments: What’s really holding Papua New Guinea business back?

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Foreign exchange has gone from being a big business problem to becoming a major impediment for all businesses in Papua New Guinea. What does the future hold for this and other challenges facing business?

The PNG 100 CEO Survey: Papua New Guinea’s chief executives expect a rise in profits in 2019

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Business Advantage’s PNG 100 CEO Survey of chief executives in Papua New Guinea’s biggest companies found that last year’s profit expectations were ‘broadly met’ and that business leaders remain positive and confident in 2019.

The PNG 100 CEO Survey 2018: Papua New Guinea’s chief executives remain optimistic

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Business Advantage PNG’s PNG 100 CEO Survey of chief executives in Papua New Guinea’s biggest companies has found that profit expectations were only partly met last year, but there are signs of growing confidence in 2018.

The PNG 100 CEO Survey 2017: Papua New Guinea’s chief executives growing in confidence

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Business Advantage International’s PNG 100 CEO Survey of chief executives in Papua New Guinea’s biggest companies has found that many business leaders fell short of their profit expectations in 2016. But the mood remains cautiously optimistic.

The PNG 100 CEO Survey 2016: Papua New Guinea’s chief executives cautiously optimistic

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Business Advantage International’s PNG 100 CEO Survey of chief executives of Papua New Guinea’s biggest corporations has found that many business leaders struggled to meet their expectations for profits in 2015. Only 4 per cent exceeded what they expected. But despite the tough times last year, the mood is cautiously optimistic.

Papua New Guinea business sees light at the end of the tunnel

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In spite of the talk about an economic slowdown in 2016, Papua New Guinea’s capital, Port Moresby, is a city where plenty is still happening as 2015 comes to a close. Business Advantage International’s Andrew Wilkins reflects on recent discussions with Papua New Guinea business leaders.

The PNG 100 CEO Survey: Papua New Guinea’s CEOs expect 2015 to be a better year

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Business Advantage PNG’s exclusive annual survey of Papua New Guinea’s major companies indicates a change of mood after a disappointing 2014, with profit and recruitment expectations up for the year ahead.

Exclusive: the 2014 PNG 100 CEO Survey

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Business Advantage PNG’s exclusive annual survey of PNG’s major companies indicates that the Papua New Guinea economy is undergoing a contraction, although there is still significant confidence in its future.

Around the world: Nautilus’ optimism/Fiji trade unions/West Papua/policy debated

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Nautilus remains optimistic Australian Mining magazine reports that Nautilus Minerals’ interim CEO and President Michael Johnston remains optimistic about resolving its dispute with the PNG Government. ‘We had a number of very good meetings with senior politicians and I’m quite confident that we will get resolution to this dispute in the not too distant future,’ he […]