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    Islas de Turcos y Caicos Econom�a 2000

      Econom�a - descripci�n: The Turks and Caicos economy is based on tourism, fishing, and offshore financial services. Most capital goods and food for domestic consumption are imported. The US was the leading source of tourists in 1996, accounting for more than half of the 87,000 visitors; tourist arrivals had risen to 93,000 by 1998. Major sources of government revenue include fees from offshore financial activities and customs receipts.

      Producto Bruto Interno (PBI): purchasing power parity - $117 million (1997 est.)

      PBI - Indice de Incremento real: 4% (1997 est.)

      PBI - por capital: purchasing power parity - $7,700 (1997 est.)

      PBI - Composici�n por Sector:
      agriculture: NA%
      industry: NA%
      services: NA%

      Poblaci�n bajo linea de pobertad: NA%

      Ingreso en casa o porcentage de consumci�n:
      lowest 10%: NA%
      highest 10%: NA%

      Indice de Inflaci�n (precios del consumidor): 4% (1995)

      Fuerza Laboral: 4,848 (1990 est.)

      Fuerza Laboral - por ocupaci�n: about 33% in government and 20% in agriculture and fishing; significant numbers in tourism, financial, and other services (1997 est.)

      Indice de desempleo: 10% (1997 est.)

      Presupuesto:
      revenues: $47 million
      expenditures: $33.6 million, including capital expenditures of $NA (1997/98 est.)

      Industrias: tourism, offshore financial services

      Industrial production growth rate: NA%

      Electricidad - Producci�n: 5 million kWh (1998)

      Electricidad - producci�n por fuente:
      fossil fuel: 100%
      hydro: 0%
      nuclear: 0%
      other: 0% (1998)

      Electricidad - consumci�n: 5 million kWh (1998)

      Electricidad - exportaciones: 0 kWh (1998)

      Electricidad - importaciones: 0 kWh (1998)

      Agricultura - productos: corn, beans, cassava (tapioca), citrus fruits; fish

      Exportaciones: $4.7 million (1993)

      Exporationes - comodidades: lobster, dried and fresh conch, conch shells

      Exportaciones - socios: US, UK

      Importaciones: $46.6 million (1993)

      Importaciones - comodidades: food and beverages, tobacco, clothing, manufactures, construction materials

      Importaciones - socios: US, UK

      Deuda - externa: $NA

      Ayuda economica - recipiente: $5.7 million (1995)

      Moneda: 1 United States dollar (US$) = 100 cents

      Indice de intercambio: US currency is used

      A�o Fiscal: calendar year

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