Forestry

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After Malaysia, Pa­pua New Guinea is now the sec­ond-largest ex­porter of trop­i­cal hard­woods in the world, with about 15 mil­lion hectares of the coun­try’s 30 mil­lion hectares of to­tal land mass con­sid­ered suit­able for forestry de­vel­op­ment.

Prod­ucts in­clude raw log ex­ports, sawn tim­ber, ve­neer sheets, logs, ply­wood, pro­cessed tim­ber and wood­chips.

The PNG For­est In­dus­tries As­so­ci­a­tion says PNG has a num­ber of com­pet­i­tive edges over other tim­ber-pro­duc­ing coun­tries, in­clud­ing sub­stan­tial wood and labour re­sources, and close prox­im­ity to world mar­kets, in­clud­ing China and Ja­pan for low-end prod­ucts; and to Aus­tralia and the United States for high-value and value-added forestry prod­ucts.

Mak­ing ply­wood

In­te­rior of pre­fab­ri­cated tim­ber house

A pre­fab­ri­cated Man­agers House made in PNG For­est Prod­ucts

PNG-made of­fice fur­ni­ture

A clo clock made from PNG tim­ber

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