In Brief: Concern about changes to investment laws and other business stories

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Business concern about Papua New Guinea’s new foreign investment laws, a new strategy to develop the financial sector and Oil Search CEO receives award. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Papua New Guinea government ‘committed’ to resolving royalty dispute at PNG LNG site, and other business stories

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Blockade of PNG LNG site now its second week, Trade Minister threatens Fiji over refusal to import PNG products, and fears of job losses if rice import quotas introduced. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

Six things we learned at Australia–Papua New Guinea Business Forum in Lae

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Trade Minister Richard Maru has urged Australian and Papua New Guinean business leaders to look seriously at diversifying their areas of investments.

In brief: Papua New Guinea’s rating outlook falls to negative with Moody’s downgrade, and other business stories

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Moody’s lowers Papua New Guinea rating outlook, Australians banned from Bougainville, and PNG to commence free trade talks with China. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

Call for mandatory requirement to use PNG businesses on Manus Island

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The CEO of the PNG Manufacturers Council has called for a mandatory requirement that major contractors building the Manus Island detention centre use local goods and services.