25 Aug 2016

"Fundamental shift" in PNG's revenue position

From , 3:03 pm on 25 August 2016

Papua New Guinea's revenue base has shrunk back to where it was a decade ago, despite the economy having doubled in that time.

Treasury's 2016 PNG Mid-year Economic and Fiscal Outlook shows a collapse in revenue for a second consecutive year.

An Australian economist and Director of the Development Policy Centre, Stephen Howes, spoke to Johnny Blades about this fundamental shift in the PNG government's revenue position.

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Photo: RNZI