Region: Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea seeks to block four-to-three bank merger

Papua New Guinea’s antitrust watchdog has provisionally blocked the proposed sale of Westpac’s domestic banking business to Kina Securities, citing concerns that the deal would reduce the number of commercial banks operating in the country from four to three.

29 July 2021

Papua New Guinea blocks airline codeshare

Papua New Guinea’s competition authority has proposed to reject a deal between two airlines – one of which is government-owned – covering flights between the capitals of Papua New Guinea and the Philippines.

30 July 2019

Papua New Guinea allows contentious telecoms merger

Papua New Guinea’s competition authority has authorised a merger between two state-owned telecommunications operators, despite finding a real likelihood that the merged company would engage in discriminatory pricing.

24 May 2018

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