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COMOROS
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%

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