Canada - Papua New Guinea Relations
Diplomatic relations were established in 1975. In Papua New Guinea, Canada is represented by the High Commission of Canada in Australia. Papua New Guinea is officially represented in Canada by an Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Canada's trade relations with Papua New Guinea are managed by the Trade Commissioner Service at the High Commission of Canada in Australia. In 2018, Canada’s total bilateral merchandise trade with Papua New Guinea was $32.3 million, with $27 million in exports and $5.3 million in imports. Main Canadian exports to PNG included machinery and vehicles, while imports included coffee and spices.
Canada supports community-based projects in Papua New Guinea through the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives administered by the High Commission of Canada in Australia. Canada also provides long-term institutional support to multilateral and global organizations that are present in the Pacific.
- Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation
- International Civil Aviation Organization
- Open Government Partnership
- United Nations
- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
- World Trade Organization
Trade and investment agreements
- World Trade Organization Agreement on Trade Facilitation (TFA)
- Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)
- Agreement on Trade-related Investment Measures (TRIMS)
- General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994 (GATT)
- General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)
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