|The main markets for Papua New Guinea logs are China
and Hong Kong, followed by Japan and Korea. China has a rapidly growing export
market for cheap furniture to the USA, Hong Kong, Japan and the EU.
"Our bush was really green and
healthy [before the company came] –
nowadays it is black. The company came and spoilt our environment
here. The animals are now far away –
before the company came in those animals were close."
Baida Bamesa, women’s representative
from Middle Fly region, Kiunga-Aiambak area
"The people were tricked … the road
has brought no real and good changes. Life has worsened. In the
past animals and food were plentiful. Now they have decreased
dramatically, and the water is very dirty."