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    Economic News & Views

    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’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...

Economic Update | Papua New Guinea invests to expand tourism offerings and source markets

31 Jul 2017
PNG Tourism
Increased investments in infrastructure and courtship of new markets should help accelerate growth in Papua New Guinea’s tourism sector in the coming years, as part of government efforts to extend...

Economic Update | Papua New Guinea taps renewables and gas to satisfy growing energy demand

23 Jun 2017
PNG Renewables
Rising demand and a need to boost connectivity to the national grid are driving rapid expansion in Papua New Guinea’s electricity sector, with a range of sources tapped to meet the government’s power...

Economic Update | PNG looks to APEC and new energy developments to spur real estate market

26 May 2017
PNG Real Estate
A lift in activity is expected for Papua New Guinea’s residential property market heading into next year, boosting both rentals and sales after a recent cooling from a slowing economy and rising...

Economic Update | Prospects brighten for aviation in Papua New Guinea

21 Apr 2017
PNG Transport
New investment in airport infrastructure should help drive growth in Papua New Guinea’s aviation sector ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit the country is scheduled to host...

Economic Update | New regulations and ICT solutions to spur e-business in Papua New Guinea

27 Mar 2017
PNG E-commerce
Paperless transactions are gaining ground in Papua New Guinea thanks to the promise of new central bank regulations and the arrival of a satellite internet services provider.