Category: Ian Ling-Stuckey

World Bank Figures Confirm Abel deserves an “F” for economics

“The Alternative Government welcomes the latest World Bank report on the PNG economy released on 7 February. It is positive that international organisations, even those where governments control the Board of Directors, can bring in technical expertise and more independent commentary. There is much wisdom in the report, especially in terms of stimulating private sector […]

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“The IRC’s Commissioner of Tax has sought to clarify the pattern of tax collections in 2018 in a media release on 16 January. Unfortunately for this nation, this clarification simply re-enforces the fact that non-mining and petroleum tax collections fell K484 million short of the forecasts contained in the 2018 Budget. Non-mining and petroleum tax […]

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