Economy

GDP (2004 est.): $19.5 billion USD.

Annual economic growth rate (2004): 1%.

Per capita GDP (2004 est.): $2,100.

Natural Resources: Bauxite, iron ore, diamonds, gold, water power,
uranium, fisheries.

Trade: Exports: bauxite, alumina, diamonds, gold, coffee, pineapples, bananas, palm products.

Agriculture:  Products – rice, cassava, fonio, millet, corn, coffee, cocoa, bananas, palm products, pineapples, livestock, forestry. Arable land – 30%. Cultivated land – 4%.

Major Markets: European Union, U.S., Commonwealth of Independent States, China, Eastern Europe, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Morocco.