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British Indian Ocean Territory Economy 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











British Indian Ocean Territory Economy 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Economy - overview:
All economic activity is concentrated on the largest island of Diego Garcia, where a joint UK-US military facility is located. Construction projects and various services needed to support the military installation are performed by military and contract employees from the UK, Mauritius, the Philippines, and the US. Some of the natural resources found in this territory include coconuts, fish, and sugarcane. Sugarcane is still a major export for this territory. There are no industrial or agricultural activities on the islands. The territory earns foreign exchange by selling fishing licenses and postage stamps.

Exchange rates:
the US dollar is used

NOTE: The information regarding British Indian Ocean Territory on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of British Indian Ocean Territory Economy 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about British Indian Ocean Territory Economy 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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