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Saint Helena


    • Overview:
      The economy depends primarily on financial assistance from the UK. The local population earns some income from fishing, the raising of livestock, and sales of handicrafts. Because there are few jobs, a large proportion of the work force has left to seek employment overseas.

    • National product:
      GDP $NA

    • National product real growth rate:
      NA%

    • National product per capita:
      $NA

    • Inflation rate (consumer prices):
      -1.1% (1986)

    • Unemployment rate:
      NA%

    • Budget:

        revenues:
        $11.2 million

        expenditures:
        $11 million, including capital expenditures of $NA (FY92/93)

    • Exports:
      $27,400 (f.o.b., FY92/93)

        commodities:
        fish (frozen and salt-dried skipjack, tuna), handicrafts

        partners:
        South Africa, UK

    • Imports:
      $9.8 million (c.i.f., FY92/93)

        commodities:
        food, beverages, tobacco, fuel oils, animal feed, building materials, motor vehicles and parts, machinery and parts

        partners:
        UK, South Africa

    • External debt:
      $NA

    • Industrial production:
      growth rate NA%

    • Electricity:

        capacity:
        9,800 kW

        production:
        10 million kWh

        consumption per capita:
        NA kWh (1993)

    • Industries:
      crafts (furniture, lacework, fancy woodwork), fishing

    • Agriculture:
      maize, potatoes, vegetables; timber production being developed; crawfishing on Tristan da Cunha

    • Economic aid:

        recipient:
        Western (non-US) countries, ODA and OOF bilateral commitments (1992-93), $13.5 million

    • Currency:
      1 Saint Helenian pound (#S) = 100 pence

    • Exchange rates:
      Saint Helenian pounds (#S) per US$1 - 0.6350 (January 1995), 0.6529 (1994), 0.6033 (1993), 0.5664 (1992), 0.5652 (1991), 0.5603 (1990); note - the Saint Helenian pound is at par with the British pound

    • Fiscal year:
      1 April - 31 March






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