Dominica Economy  

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DOMINICA
Budget: Income .............. $72 million
Expenditure ... $80 million

Main Crops: Bananas, citrus, mangoes, root crops, coconuts; forest and fishery potential not exploited

Natural Resources:
Timber

Major Industries:
Soap, coconut oil, tourism, copra, furniture, cement blocks, shoes

Economy (2002)
GDP: $250 million.
GDP growth rate: -4.75 (2002 IMF estimate)
Per capita GDP: $3,424.
Natural resources: timber, water (hydropower), copper.
Agriculture (17% of GDP): Products--bananas, citrus, coconuts, cocoa, herbal oils and extracts.
Manufacturing (8.5% of GDP): Types--agricultural processing, soap and other coconut-based products, apparel.
Trade: Exports--$47.4 million (2001): bananas, citrus fruits, soap, and cocoa. Major markets--European Union (EU), CARICOM, U.S. (16%). Imports--$100 million (2001): machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, manufactured articles, cement. Major suppliers-OECS, CARICOM, U.S., Canada, EU, Japan.