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    Cocos (Keeling) Islands Economy - 2005
    http://www.allcountries.org/wfb2005/cocos/cocos_economy.html
    SOURCE: 2005 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Economy - overview:
      Grown throughout the islands, coconuts are the sole cash crop. Small local gardens and fishing contribute to the food supply, but additional food and most other necessities must be imported from Australia. There is a small tourist industry.

      GDP:
      purchasing power parity - NA

      GDP - real growth rate:
      NA%

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

      Labor force:
      NA

      Labor force - by occupation:
      the Cocos Islands Cooperative Society Ltd. employs construction workers, stevedores, and lighterage workers; tourism employs others

      Unemployment rate:
      60% (2000 est.)

      Budget:
      revenues: NA
      expenditures: NA

      Agriculture - products:
      vegetables, bananas, pawpaws, coconuts

      Industries:
      copra products and tourism

      Exports:
      NA

      Exports - commodities:
      copra

      Exports - partners:
      Australia

      Imports:
      NA

      Imports - commodities:
      foodstuffs

      Imports - partners:
      Australia

      Economic aid - recipient:
      NA

      Currency (code):
      Australian dollar (AUD)

      Exchange rates:
      Australian dollars per US dollar - 1.3598 (2004), 1.5419 (2003), 1.8406 (2002), 1.9334 (2001), 1.7248 (2000)

      Fiscal year:
      1 July - 30 June


      NOTE: The information regarding Cocos (Keeling) Islands on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Cocos (Keeling) Islands Economy 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Cocos (Keeling) Islands Economy 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.







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