Economic update: major projects will be crucial for Papua New Guinea’s economy

The fate of some major projects will be critical for the future of the Papua New Guinea economy over the next decade. In the second of a two-part series, Andrew Wilkins discusses the implications.

Take the long-term view to investing in Papua New Guinea, says brewer

The secrets to a successful business operation in Papua New Guinea are to form partnerships, stay ahead of the game and be the best in your field. But the key, says Stan Joyce, Managing Director of SP Brewery, is to take the long-term view.

Papua New Guinea Investment Conference ‘a resounding success’

The Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference was held last week in Sydney, successfully showcasing the nation’s potential as an investment destination and canvassing different views from the business community about the opportunities and challenges. A clear picture of the country’s—and the Pacific region’s—great untapped potential emerged.

Brand poll shows that well-established companies dominate in Papua New Guinea

A new online survey by Business Advantage PNG to identify Papua New Guinea’s most recognisable local brands suggests that there are four stand out companies. So, what makes brands ‘stick’ with consumers?

In brief: Government to discuss future of Bougainville shares and other business stories

National Executive Council to discuss future of Bougainville shares, gold production at Lihir up and Bougainville government launches a new tourism initiative. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

Manufacturers survey: adapting to tougher economic conditions

Papua New Guinea’s manufacturers experienced difficult conditions in 2015 and many are concerned that things will get worse before they get better. David James talks to some of the key figures from the sector to find out how they are coping with the tough market conditions.