Papua New Guinea

Export and SME Agencies

Investment Promotion Authority


PO Box 5053 Boroko NCD

+675 321 7311



Fortuna Online

Papua New Guinea's largest online retailer.


Developing a Best Practice Global Value Chain Framework on Fisheries Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)

The project is aimed at promoting the growth and development of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) participate in the fisheries global value chain in the APEC region. MSMEs in the fisheries sector have not been actively participating in the global value chain given the many supply and demand side constraints - lack of capital, technical know-how, technology, access to markets, barriers to trade, among others. The lack of local participation means local communities miss out on vital economic and social benefits leading to many social problems.The global value chain workshop on fisheries MSMES in developing APEC economies looks at analyzing the global value chain (GVC) for fisheries MSMEs in the APEC region to improve competitiveness, enhance market access, increase trade and investments flows, identify challenges and reduce barriers to trade. It is proposed that a best practice global value chain framework to improve competitiveness of the fisheries MSME into the global food value chain is developed.

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November 13, 2018 to November 15, 2018

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

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November 15, 2018 to November 17, 2018

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea


APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC)

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