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    Mayotte Economy - 1990

      Overview: Economic activity is based primarily on the agricultural sector, including fishing and livestock raising. Mayotte is not self-sufficient and must import a large portion of its food requirements, mainly from France. The economy and future development of the island is heavily dependent on French financial assistance.

      GDP: NA

      Inflation rate (consumer prices): NA%

      Unemployment rate: NA%

      Budget: revenues NA; expenditures $37.3 million, including capital expenditures of NA (1985)

      Exports: $4.0 million (f.o.b., 1984); commodities--ylang-ylang, vanilla; partners--France 79%, Comoros 10%, Reunion 9%

      Imports: $21.8 million (f.o.b., 1984); commodities--building materials, transportation equipment, rice, clothing, flour; partners--France 57%, Kenya 16%, South Africa 11%, Pakistan 8%

      External debt: $NA

      Industrial production: growth rate NA%

      Electricity: NA kW capacity; NA million kWh produced, NA kWh per capita

      Industries: newly created lobster and shrimp industry

      Agriculture: most important sector; provides all export earnings; crops--vanilla, ylang-ylang, coffee, copra; imports major share of food needs

      Aid: Western (non-US) countries, ODA and OOF bilateral commitments (1970-87), $287.8 million

      Currency: French franc (plural--francs); 1 French franc (F) = 100 centimes

      Exchange rates: French francs (F) per US$1--5.7598 (January 1990), 6.3801 (1989), 5.9569 (1988), 6.0107 (1987), 6.9261 (1986), 8.9852 (1985)

      Fiscal year: calendar year

      NOTE: The information regarding Mayotte on this page is re-published from the 1990 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Mayotte Economy 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Mayotte Economy 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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