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    Turks and Caicos Islands Economy - 1989
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    SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Overview: The economy is based on fishing, tourism, and offshore banking. Subsistence farming--corn and beans--exists only on the Caicos Islands, so that most foods, as well as nonfood products, must be imported.

      GDP: $15 million, per capita $2,020; real growth rate NA% (1980)

      Inflation rate (consumer prices): NA%

      Unemployment rate: NA%

      Budget: revenues $12.4 million; expenditures $15.8 million, including capital expenditures of $2.6 million (FY87)

      Exports: $2.9 million (f.o.b., FY84); @m5commodities--lobster, dried and fresh conch, conch shells; @m5partners--US, UK

      Imports: $26.3 million (c.i.f., FY84); @m5commodities--foodstuffs, drink, tobacco, clothing; @m5partners--US, UK

      External debt: $NA

      Industrial production: growth rate NA%

      Electricity: 9,050 kW capacity; 11.1 million kWh produced, 1,190 kWh per capita (1988)

      Industries: fishing, tourism, offshore financial services

      Agriculture: corn, beans

      Aid: NA

      Currency: US currency is used

      Exchange rates: US currency is used

      Fiscal year: calendar year

      NOTE: The information regarding Turks and Caicos 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 Turks and Caicos Islands Economy 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Turks and Caicos Islands Economy 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

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