In brief: Incoming Treasurer to announce a 100-day economic plan, and other business stories

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Treasurer Charles Abel wants to restore confidence in the economy, election unrest in Mt Hagen may cost businesses K50 million, and BCL board meets in Bougainville. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

How Puma Energy services Papua New Guinea’s energy market

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Since 2014, Puma Energy has been Papua New Guinea’s major refiner and retailer of petroleum products. Its also part of a global energy operation that spans 47 countries. Jim Collings, Country General Manager, explains some of the challenges of supplying a country which is still heavily reliant on diesel fuel.

In brief: Government seeking Budget support of US$500 million, and other business stories

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Government seeking Budget support from World Bank, LNG partners seek huge savings by co-operating, Ok Tedi performing well after seven months. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Dual citizenship a reality by March, and other business stories

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Dual citizenship almost a reality, Wereh outlines the impact of climate change on road design and funding, and the cost to business of family violence revealed. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Inflation expected to be 6 per cent, UNDP claims ‘timely’ expenditure reporting and POMSoX trading down 43 per cent

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In brief: Inflation expected to hit 6 per cent, UNDP claims ‘timely’ expenditure reporting and POMSoX trading down 43 per cent

In brief: Mining resumes at the Porgera gold mine following partial closure, and other business stories

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Suspension of operations at Porgera mine lifted after 16 days, consumers to wait for imported vegetables, and Woodside reiterates ‘fairness’ of Oil Search takeover offer. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

Spending cuts loom in Papua New Guinea Supplementary Budget; central bank governor to review kina restrictions

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The Papua New Guinea government will cut K1.6 billion in expenditure from its 2015 Budget, and may seek further cuts of K1 billion, according to Treasury Secretary, Dairi Vele.

In brief: Papua New Guinea Government may review petrol supply regime, and other business stories

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O’Neill indicates government may open up petrol supply market, Australia questions if vegetable import ban breaches global trade rules, and plans for an 800,000 hectare forest in Western Highlands. 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.

How Papua New Guinea business is supporting the Pacific Games

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This weekend, the Pacific Games commences in Port Moresby, attracting some 4000 athletes from across the Pacific, with events televised in each of the 24 participating countries. How has Papua New Guinea business made the most of the opportunity? Business Advantage PNG investigates.