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    Mayotte Economy 1997

      Economy - overview Economic activity is based primarily on the agricultural sector, includingfishing and livestock raising. Mayotte is not self-sufficient and must importa large portion of its food requirements, mainly from France. The economyand future development of the island are heavily dependent on French financialassistance. Mayotte's remote location is an obstacle to the development oftourism.

      GDP purchasing power parity - $54 million (1993 est.)

      GDP - real growth rate NA%

      GDP - per capita purchasing power parity - $600 (1993 est.)

      GDP - composition by sector
      agriculture: NA%
      industry: NA%
      services: NA%

      Inflation rate - consumer price index NA%

      Labor force NA

      Unemployment rate NA%

      revenues : $NA
      expenditures: $37.3 million, including capital expenditures of $NA (1985 est.)

      Industries newly created lobster and shrimp industry

      Industrial production growth rate NA%

      Electricity - capacity NA kW

      Electricity - production NA kWh

      Electricity - consumption per capita NA kWh

      Agriculture - products vanilla, ylang-ylang, coffee, copra

      total value: $3.64 million (f.o.b., 1996)
      commodities: ylang-ylang (perfume essence), vanilla, copra
      partners : France 80%, Comoros 15%, Reunion

      total value: $131.5 million (f.o.b., 1996)
      commodities: building materials, machinery and transportation equipment, metals,chemicals, rice, clothing, flour
      partners : France 66%, Africa 14%, Southeast Asia 20%

      Debt - external $NA

      Economic aid
      recipient: ODA, $NA
      note : exhaustive French financial assistance

      Currency 1 French franc (F) = 100 centimes

      Exchange rates French francs (F) per US$1 - 5.4169 (January 1997), 5.1155 (1996), 4.9915(1995), 5.5520 (1994), 5.6632 (1993), 5.2938 (1992)

      Fiscal year calendar year

      NOTE: The information regarding Mayotte on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Mayotte Economy 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Mayotte Economy 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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