Papua New Guinea’s lead Economic Development Agency, IPA (Investment Promotion Authority) is leading a delegation of seven companies at Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) NZ’s Path to the Pacific Trade Show at The Cloud on Auckland’s waterfront on Saturday 6 April.
For the first time ever a representative from the South Pacific, Hon. Tuitai Tura – Associate Minister for Culture and Tourism from the Cook Islands was part of the officiating delegates that opened this year’s China International Travel Mart 2018 (CITM) in Shanghai, China.
A tourism study by the International Finance Corporation has found that, for the first six months of the year, there were 34,600 visitors to Papua New Guinea. They spent a total of US$78 million (K260 million), an average of US$2262 (K7529) per trip.