Retail service industries have developed in all the major centers of Papua New Guinea. Wholesale distribution and retail trading are dominated by several large companies which include Steamships Trading Company Limited, listed on both the ASX and PomSox, Brian Bell Company Limited and the Kenmore Group of Companies. Retail lines of business include automotive, hardware, industrial products and the merchandising of homewares and groceries.
Manufacturing and construction industries continue to slowly develop in PNG although they remain of secondary importance to mining and agriculture as sources of income generation. As a result the domestic industrial and manufacturing product market is relatively small and many basic raw materials for manufacturing and construction must still be imported.
PwC is the leading professional firm in the provision of services to companies in the consumer and industrial product sector in PNG.