We kick off the first Kundu for 2022 by providing feedback after attending the Prime Minister’s Back to Business Breakfast this week. Also, you may find the top 10 global tech trends for 2002 quite interesting and see how this could impact your business or provide opportunities. Please note the update on PNG’s COVID-19 travel updates, as well as the continued status of visas to citizens of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Enjoy this issue!

KPMG in PNG has dedicated in-house specialists in all the following areas: internal audit/risk, visa migration, corporate finance, management consulting, IT advisory, fraud investigation as well as tax and assurance. As such we are well placed to provide a truly multi-disciplined approach to business advisory.

In this Month's Kundu

The Prime Minister’s back to business breakfast

Prime Minister Marape’s Back to Business Breakfast took place on 2 February 2022 to a large room of PNG business people including the former Australian politician Julie Bishop.  The Prime Minister’s opening remarks focused on the importance of a robust democracy, such as that of PNG, in forming a strong foundation for a robust economy.  He also pointed out that PNG’s economy has increased from PGK300m in 1975 to c. PGK100bn now with the economy doubling in the years PNG LNG came online.

Other topics covered include:

  • The top 10 tech trends of 2022
  • Status of visas for citizens of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh
  • PNG’s Covid and travel restrictions
  • Our social media presence

Please enjoy this month’s Kundu and reach out to us at if you would like to see KPMG cover specific topics in future editions