Update: manufacturers want level playing field, Gulf Province plans new port, business concerned about visa ban ...

PNG Business Update

February 5, 2014


Papua New Guinea's manufacturers seek level playing field on cheap imports

Cheap imports into Papua New Guinea are posing an increasing threat to local producers, with reports of foreign companies ‘dumping’ goods in PNG or under-declaring the value of imports. Read on ...

Latest news

Gulf Province sets up public-private partnership to develop port

The Gulf Provincal government has set up a 50-50 partnership with the American cargo transportation company, Teras America LLC, to build a port to service the country’s second LNG project and other industries.
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Banning visas on arrival to Papua New Guinea will affect business, says poll

The O'Neill Government's recent decision to cease visas on arrival for Australian citizens entering Papua New Guinea will have an impact on business, according to a Business Advantage PNG poll. Read on ... 


Time to focus on customer service and developing local staff

With Papua New Guinea’s economy slowing, there are more companies chasing fewer opportunities. How to ensure your business gets the job? The answers are good customer service and developing local talent, according to management consultant Robert de Loryn. Read on ... 

In brief

Government to sell 50% stake in Air Niugini and other stories

PNG Government plans to sell 50% of Air Niugini, PNG Power calls for overseas power investors, Pokajam removed as head of National Fisheries Authority. Your weekly digest of the week's business news. Read on ...


People moves

PNG Power, National Fisheries Authority & Business Advantage International

A new chair at PNG Power, a new CEO of the National Fisheries Authority, and other appointments.
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Latest jobs

Design Manager, Port Moresby

Our client is seeking a Design Manager to join the team and manage a team of architects and designer for design build clients, while also managing a team of Estimators to submit tenders and quotations.
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Production Co-Ordinator, Port Moresby

Our client is seeking a Production Coordinator to join their Production team, and oversee work completed by Leading Hands and local Boilermaker/Welders.
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Air Energi to host a Career Fair in Partnership with the PNG Australia Alumni Association! 

Air Energi will be hosting the inaugural Graduate Career Fair in partnership with the PNG Australia Alumni Association on 27 and 28 February. Read on ... 


We have updated our events calendar for 2014

Imminent events include business breakfasts with Australia's Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop; PNG Police Commissioner, Toami Kulunga; and the Asian Development Bank's Paul Holden. To enquire about having your business event in our events schedule, please email
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