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PNG PM maintains growth narrative

Developers of new resources projects in Papua New Guinea can expect no nasty surprises from the country’s review of mining and oil taxes when it’s concluded “soon”, prime minister Peter O’Neill told Mining Journal in an interview at this week’s inaugural United Kingdom – Papua New Guinea Trade and Investment Forum in London.

The Pacific’s “island of gold [and copper] floating on a sea of oil”, as others have called it, PNG is not about to deviate from a course that has O’Neill and his government ministers ramping up