The opportunities for Australians to do profitable business in the Pacific Region including Papua New Guinea (PNG), Vanuatu, Tonga, New Caledonia and Fiji are plentiful. There are limited expat suppliers, the labour cost is low and technology is improving. Key sectors across the Region namely Mining, Oil & Gas in PNG and Tourism and Agriculture generally are strong. The Pacific Region however does present some unique experiences to new entrants and it is wise to approach the market with an informed adviser experienced in doing business in the Region.
Hanrick Curran Partners have over 25 years of experience in advising expats residing in PNG, and the Pacific, generally, Corporates and Government organisations based in PNG and Australian businesses commencing trade and business throughout the Pacific Region. In addition we act for and advise many local businesses throughout the Pacific.
With strong connections across professional and government networks, we are well placed to enable business opportunities to be explored, planned and actioned efficiently. Whether this takes the form of performing due diligence on an acquisition or expanding a trading business to operate in a Pacific nation.
We are regularly invited to present at the Australian PNG Business Forums, most recently on the topic of Planning and Registering your Business in PNG. In addition, we frequently visit these countries, to ensure our connections remain strong and our clients receive quality service.