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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 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.

Economic Update | Legal changes on the horizon for Papua New Guinea’s mining sector

28 Feb 2017
PNG mining
Papua New Guinea is looking to build on solid performance in its mining sector in 2016, though legal reforms expected later this year are creating a degree of uncertainty for prospective investors.

Economic Update | Papua New Guinea Year in Review 2016

19 Jan 2017
PNG Economy
Lower returns from the extraction and agriculture sectors and a global fall in commodity prices combined to curb Papua New Guinea’s economic growth in 2016, though prospects for a modest rebound this...