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MANUFACTURING

Manufacturing in PNG is a small but fast-growing part of the economy, contributing between 6% and 11.5% of GDP. The sector has grown due to increased domestic demand despite the lack of infrastructure and high input tariffs.

Manufacturing in PNG is a small but fast-growing part of the economy, contributing between 6% and 11.5% of GDP. The sector has grown due to increased domestic demand despite the lack of infrastructure and high input tariffs.

 

Goods manufactured in PNG include beverages, building products, food, handicrafts, furniture, industrial chemicals, plastics, packaging, paint, textiles, and personal care products.

 

The PNG Government is keen on encouraging value adding and downstream processing in all its major primary industries, including: Oil and gas (e.g. petrochemicals) Fisheries (e.g. canning) Forestry (e.g. plywood's, furniture and prefabricated buildings) Agriculture (e.g. biofuel)