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Cocos (Keeling) Islands Economy 2008
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SOURCE: 2008 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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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

Labor force:
NA

Labor force - by occupation:
note: 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 (2006)

Imports:
$NA

Imports - partners:
Australia (2006)

Economic aid - recipient:
$NA

Currency (code):
Australian dollar (AUD)

Exchange rates:
Australian dollars per US dollar - 1.2137 (2007), 1.3285 (2006), 1.3095 (2005), 1.3598 (2004), 1.5419 (2003)

Fiscal year:
1 July - 30 June


NOTE: The information regarding Cocos (Keeling) Islands on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Cocos (Keeling) Islands Economy 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Cocos (Keeling) Islands Economy 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.



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