TITLE

ECONOMY

PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Background Notes on Countries of the World: Somalia;Jun2008, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the economic conditions in Somalia. The economy of the country is pastoral and agricultural with livestock as the major source of wealth. Reduction of livestock exports and drought have affected the country's agricultural and livestock production. The agricultural sector of the economy is composed of banana plantations located in the south. The article also discusses the fishing industry, Somalia's currency, transportation, the construction of a deepwater port at Mogadishu, and the radiotelephone service.
ACCESSION #
32754287

 

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