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    For each market we cover, OBG produces regular economic research available on our website, by email subscription and via RSS feed. Free to access, our Economic Updates are targeted at those looking for regular comment on key sector developments.

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Economic Update | Papua New Guinea: Year in Review 2017

25 Jan 2018
Papua New Guinea: Year in Review 2017
An increase in global commodity prices and production in the domestic mining industry, coupled with improved performance in the non-extractive sector, helped Papua New Guinea record modest growth in...

Economic Update | PNG logistics to benefit from transport infrastructure upgrades

30 Nov 2017
PNG transport
Increased investment in transport infrastructure is expected to provide a boost to Papua New Guinea’s logistics sector, with new, long-term projects set to improve connectivity and support government...

Economic View | Lee Ark Boon, CEO, International Enterprise Singapore

31 Oct 2017
Lee Ark Boon
What do you think is driving the growing infrastructure gaps throughout emerging and developing economies in Asia?

Economic Update | Papua New Guinea’s self-sufficiency drive offers openings for agri-industry

24 Oct 2017
PNG agriculture
After being returned to office following general elections in Papua New Guinea earlier this year, the government of Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has stepped up its drive to improve food...

Economic Update | Papua New Guinea eyes new era of trading

29 Sep 2017
PNG Trade
A new trade policy looks set to shift Papua New Guinea’s focus towards the development of bilateral ties and away from multinational agreements as part of broader efforts to create a more balanced...

Economic Update | Papua New Guinea’s coffee industry launches pest prevention efforts

28 Aug 2017
PNG Coffee
External threats such as pest infestation and adverse weather conditions could reduce earnings prospects for Papua New Guinea’s coffee industry this year, despite efforts to improve output and...