GDP (2006 est.): $28 billion ($60.57 billion PPP).
Annual growth rate (2002 est.): 2.2%.
Per capita GDP (2006 est.): $4,900 PPP.
Natural resources: Oil, timber, nickel.
Agriculture (22% of GDP): Products--coffee, sugar, bananas, cardamom, vegetables, flowers and plants, timber, rice, rubber.
Manufacturing (13% of GDP): Types--prepared food, clothing and textiles, construction materials, tires, pharmaceuticals.
Trade (2002): Exports--$2.24 billion: coffee, sugar, cardamom, bananas, fruits and vegetables, petroleum, apparel. Major markets--U.S. 30%, Central American Common Market (CACM) 39%. Imports--$6.08 billion: fuels and lubricants, industrial machinery, motor vehicles, iron, and steel. Major suppliers--U.S. 36%, CACM 11%, Mexico 10%.
Main Crops: sugarcane, corn, bananas, coffee, beans, cardamom; cattle, sheep, pigs, chickens
Natural Resources: Petroleum, nickel, rare woods, fish, chicle
Major Industries: sugar, textiles and clothing, furniture, chemicals, petroleum, metals, rubber, tourism