Lower prices the bottom line with Kumul Telikom reforms; Trukai to expand rice production; Voice of reason celebrates 40 years; Trade strong but forex and budget pressures likely to continue

PNG Business Update

April 5, 2017

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Lower prices the 'bottom line' with Kumul Telikom reforms, says Chairman

patelA major reform will see all Papua New Guinea's state-owned telecommunications companies grouped under a single board for the first time. The Chairman of the new-look Kumul Telikom, Mahesh Patel, speaks exclusively to Business Advantage PNG about his board's priorities. Read on...

Trukai to expand rice production despite uncertainty, says CEO 

riceWith the government remaining tight-lipped on progression of its proposed rice policy, Trukai Industries has decided to go ahead with the expansion of its rice growing business in PNG, Chief Executive Officer Greg Worthington-Eyre tells Business Advantage PNG. Read on...

Trade strong, but forex and budget pressures likely to continue, says BPNG

balancePapua New Guinea's economy performed strongly on the trade front in 2016, according to the Bank of Papua New Guinea's biannual Monetary Policy Statement. However, this did not translate into inflows of foreign exchange, and government revenues are expected to remain under pressure. Read on...


The voice of reason in PNG turns 40

ranuThe Papua New Guinea Institute of National Affairs celebrates 40 years as the country’s leading ‘think tank’, research and public policy advisory service for government and business. Executive Director, Paul Barker, reflects on its achievements. Read on... 


In brief

Chinese companies win bid to build Ramu 2 power project, and other business stories

briefTwo Chinese companies to build Ramu 2 power project, 95 per cent of logs sent to China, and Lae business leaders welcome ADB loan for key roads. Your weekly digest of the latest business news. Read on... 


People moves

Kumul Petroleum, PoMSOX

peopleA new Chair of Kumul Petroleum and a new General Manager of the Port Moresby Stock Exchange. Read on...


Business connect

Easter lunch at Airways' Vue Restaurant

Celebrate Easter with friends and family at the new-look Vue Restaurant. Read on...


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