Djibouti Economy

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DJIBOUTI
Budget: Income ... $156 million
Expenditure ...$175 million

Main Crops:
Fruits, vegetables; goats, sheep, camels

Natural Resources:
geothermal areas

Major Industries:
Limited to a few small-scale enterprises, such as dairy products and mineral-water bottling


GNP (2002 est.): $600 million.
Adjusted per capita income: $850 per capita for expatriates, $450 for Djiboutians.
Natural resources: Minerals (salt, perlite, gypsum, limestone) and energy resources (geothermal and solar).
Agriculture (less than 3% of GDP): Products--livestock, fishing, and limited commercial crops, including fruits and vegetables.
Industry: Types--banking and insurance (12.5% of GDP), public administration (22% of GDP), construction and public works, manufacturing, commerce, and agriculture.
Trade (1999 est.): Imports--$263 million, consists of basic commodities, pharmaceutical drugs, durable and nondurable goods; exports, $69 million, consists of everyday personal effects, household effects, hides and skins, and coffee. Major markets--France, Ethiopia, Somalia, and Arabian peninsula countries.

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