Marshall Islands has an infant manufacturing sector with two main manufacturing enterprises – a copra processing plant which can process 15,000 tons copra & make 10,000 tons crude oil, and a loining plant whose production has been averaging 2,000 tons since 2008.
These enterprises prove that more manufacturing enterprises can be developed particularly in:
There is also potential for expansion of production and export of handicraft products using pandanus and other local materials. Marshallese handicrafts are known for being one of the best in the Pacific region, due to its high quality of material and output. Most handicraft makers are currently exporting their products to the Hawaiian market. Some are also exporting to Japan.