16.08.18 Social and economic benefits continue to flow from the resources industry

The mining and petroleum resource industry continues to be a key contributor to Papua New Guinea’s development goals, says the PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum.
The industry contributed over 26% of PNG’s Gross Domestic Product and around 80% of the nation’s export revenue valued at K23 billion (approximately US$7.3 billion) as of September 2017.
The industry also directly employs over 20,000 people, with significantly more working in other sectors dependent on the industry, including landowner businesses. Read More

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