29 Feb 2024

Papuan New Guineans struggle once again with fuel shortages

From , 6:02 am on 29 February 2024
Puma Energy Papua New Guinea

Puma Energy Papua New Guinea Photo: Facebook.com / Puma Energy Papua New Guinea

Fuel shortages continue to frustrate vehicle users in Papua New Guinea, more than a year since they first arose.

The dominant supplier in the market, Puma Energy, says a lack of access to enough foreign exchange is behind the issues they face bringing fuel into the country. 

RNZ Pacific's Don Wiseman spoke to our PNG correspondent, Scott Waide about the latest shortages.