GDP growth rate: 5.5%.
GDP per capita income: $700.
Avg. annual inflation rate: -3.2%.
Trade (2002 est.): Exports--$72.5 million: rutile, diamonds, bauxite, coffee, cocoa, fishes. Major markets--U.S., Belgium, Spain, U.K. and other west European nations. Imports--$190 million: foodstuffs, machinery and equipment, fuel and lubricants, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, building materials,
Budget: Income .............. $96 million
Expenditure ... $351 million
Main Crops: Rice, coffee, cocoa, palm kernels, palm oil, peanuts; poultry, cattle, sheep, pigs; fish.
Natural Resources: Diamonds, titanium ore, bauxite, iron ore, gold, chromite .
Major Industries: Mining (diamonds); small-scale manufacturing (beverages, textiles, cigarettes, footwear); petroleum refining Durables.