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    Guernsey Economy 1997

      Economy - overview Financial services account for about 55% of total income. Tourism, manufacturing,and horticulture, mainly tomatoes and cut flowers, have been declining. Bankprofits (1992) registered a record 26% growth. Fund management and insuranceare the two other major income generators.

      GDP $NA

      GDP - real growth rate NA%

      GDP - per capita $NA

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

      Inflation rate - consumer price index 7% (1988)

      Labor force NA

      Unemployment rate 3%-4% (1994 est.)

      revenues: $257.9 million
      expenditures: $235.8 million, including capital expenditures of $NA (1994 est.)

      Industries tourism, banking

      Industrial production growth rate NA%

      Electricity - capacity NA kW

      Electricity - production NA kWh

      Electricity - consumption per capita NA kWh

      Agriculture - products tomatoes, greenhouse flowers, sweet peppers, eggplant, other vegetables,fruit; Guernsey cattle

      Exports $NA
      commodities: tomatoes, flowers and ferns, sweet peppers, eggplant, other vegetables
      partners: UK (regarded as internal trade)

      Imports $NA
      commodities: coal, gasoline, and oil
      partners: UK (regarded as internal trade)

      Debt - external $NA

      Economic aid none

      Currency 1 Guernsey (�G) pound = 100 pence

      Exchange rates Guernsey pounds (�G) per US$1 - 0.6023 (January 1997), 0.6403(1996), 0.6335 (1995), 0.6529 (1994), 0.6658 (1993), 0.5664 (1992); note -the Guernsey pound is at par with the British pound

      Fiscal year calendar year

      NOTE: The information regarding Guernsey 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 Guernsey Economy 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Guernsey Economy 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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