Country Profile
From The Report: Papua New Guinea 2018
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Although external forces contributed to challenging economic conditions in recent times, PNG should benefit from the stability brought about by Prime Minister Peter O’Neill’s 2017 election victory, which solidifies the public agenda and provides more investor certainty. Hosting international events such as APEC 2018 should positively influence international perceptions and highlight opportunities available in the country, while planned investments in the extractive industries are positioned to boost the wider economy. This chapter contains an interview with Prime Minister Peter O’Neill.