19 Apr 2006

PNG copper exports record best earnings in five years

10:48 am on 19 April 2006

Papua New Guinea's copper export earnings hit a record of just over 269 and a half million US dollars in the December quarter last year, the highest quarter earnings over the last five years

Port Moresby's National newspaper reports that Central Bank statistics in the Quarterly Economic Bulletin for last December stated that 65.4 thousand tonnes of copper were exported in the December quarter.