Mauritania Economy

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MAURITANIA
GDP (2006): $8.124 billion
Annual growth rate (2006): 14.1%.
Per capita income (2006): $2,600.

Budget: Income .............. $421 million
Expenditure ... $378 million

Main Crops:
Dates, millet, sorghum, root crops; cattle, sheep; fish products.

Natural Resources:
Iron ore, gypsum, fish, copper, phosphate.

Major Industries:
fish processing, mining of iron ore and gypsum
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