Fact Sheets

Handicrafts

30 May 2016

Handicrafts are an important trade product for the tourism industries in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu. PHAMA has produced a series of vendor guides, videos and posters to inform vendors, operators and tourists about quarantine standards that apply to handicrafts. PHAMA has...

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Seafood

30 May 2016

Export of tuna as whole fish, frozen loins and canned meat is an important export industry for Solomon Islands (SI), with export returns of SBD366 million (AUD 60 million) in 2015. The largest destination market is the EU, with other markets including Melanesian Pacific Island countries (PNG, Van...

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Sawn Timber

30 May 2016

PHAMA’s support for the timber industry focuses on a small sub-set of the industry - sawn timber - which is based on small scale harvesting by local communities. Despite its small scale, it is a significant component of the Solomon Islands economy with its exports being comparable in value to the...

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