Spratly Islands Economy - 1989
SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Overview: Economic activity is limited to commercial fishing and phosphate mining. Geological surveys carried out several years ago suggest that substantial reserves of oil and natural gas may lie beneath the islands; commercial exploration has yet to be developed.
Industries: some guano mining
NOTE: The information regarding Spratly Islands on this page is re-published from the 1989 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Spratly Islands Economy 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Spratly Islands Economy 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.