|Budget: Income .............. $48 million
Expenditure ... $53 million
Main Crops: Vanilla, cloves, perfume essences, copra, coconuts, bananas, cassava (tapioca)
Natural Resources: None
Major Industries: Tourism, perfume distillation, textiles, furniture, jewelry, construction materials, soft drinks
GDP (purchasing power parity): $419 million.
Annual growth rate: 0.5%.
Per capita income: $720.
Agriculture (40% of GDP): Products--vanilla, cloves, perfume essences, copra, banana, cassava, coconuts.
Services (56% of GDP): Commerce, tourism.
Industry (4% of GDP): Types--perfume distillation.
Trade: Exports (1999 est.)--$7.9 million: vanilla, cloves, perfume essences, copra. Major markets--France, Germany. Imports (1998 est.)--$35.84 million: rice, petroleum, meat, wheat flour, cotton textiles, cement. Major suppliers--France 38%, Pakistan 13%, Kenya 8%, South Africa 8%