Manufacturing in PNG is a small but economically significant part of the economy. The sector only contributes about 3% of Papua New Guinea’s GDP but employs about half of the people in the formal sector.

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

Lae is PNG’s major centre of manufacturing.

(Source: Doing Business in Papua New Guinea)

Please find below a listing of Papua New Guinea’s leading manufacturing businesses. PNG makes a wide range of manufactured goods, including food, fabricated steel, paint, beverages, furniture, detergents, moulded plastics, tinned goods, flour, rice, packaging, chocolate, clothing and building products.