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    Christmas Island Economy - 1991
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    SOURCE: 1991 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Overview: Phosphate mining had been the only significant economic activity, but in December 1987 the Australian Government closed the mine as no longer economically viable. Plans have been under way to reopen the mine and also to build a casino and hotel to develop tourism, with a possible opening date during the first half of 1992.

      GDP: $NA, per capita $NA; real growth rate NA%

      Inflation rate (consumer prices): NA%

      Unemployment rate: 0%

      Budget: revenues $NA; expenditures $NA, including capital expenditures of $NA

      Exports: $NA; commodities--phosphate; partners--Australia, NZ

      Imports: $NA; commodities--NA; partners--NA

      External debt: $NA

      Industrial production: growth rate NA%

      Electricity: 11,000 kW capacity; 30 million kWh produced, 13,170 kWh per capita (1990)

      Industries: phosphate extraction (near depletion)

      Agriculture: NA

      Economic aid: none

      Currency: Australian dollar (plural--dollars); 1 Australian dollar ($A) = 100 cents

      Exchange rates: Australian dollars ($A) per US$1--1.2834 (January 1991), 1.2799 (1990), 1.2618 (1989), 1.2752 (1988), 1.4267 (1987), 1.4905 (1986), 1.4269 (1985)

      Fiscal year: 1 July-30 June

      NOTE: The information regarding Christmas Island on this page is re-published from the 1991 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Christmas Island Economy 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Christmas Island Economy 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.

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