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    Christmas Island Economy - 2004
    https://immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/christmas_island/christmas_island_economy.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Economy - overview:
      Phosphate mining had been the only significant economic activity, but in December 1987 the Australian Government closed the mine. In 1991, the mine was reopened. With the support of the government, a $34 million casino opened in 1993. The casino closed in 1998. The Australian Government in 2001 agreed to support the creation of a commercial space-launching site on the island, projected to begin operations in mid-2004

      GDP:
      purchasing power parity - $NA

      GDP - real growth rate:
      NA%

      GDP - per capita:
      purchasing power parity - $NA

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

      Population below poverty line:
      NA%

      Household income or consumption by percentage share:
      lowest 10%: NA%
      highest 10%: NA%

      Inflation rate (consumer prices):
      NA%

      Labor force:
      NA

      Labor force - by occupation:
      NA

      Unemployment rate:
      NA%

      Budget:
      revenues: $NA
      expenditures: $NA, including capital expenditures of $NA

      Industries:
      tourism, phosphate extraction (near depletion)

      Industrial production growth rate:
      NA%

      Electricity - production:
      NA kWh

      Electricity - production by source:
      fossil fuel: NA%
      hydro: NA%
      other: NA%
      nuclear: NA%

      Electricity - consumption:
      NA kWh

      Agriculture - products:
      NA

      Exports:
      $NA

      Exports - commodities:
      phosphate

      Exports - partners:
      Australia, NZ

      Imports:
      $NA

      Imports - commodities:
      consumer goods

      Imports - partners:
      principally Australia

      Debt - external:
      $NA

      Economic aid - recipient:
      $NA

      Currency:
      Australian dollar (AUD)

      Currency code:
      AUD

      Exchange rates:
      Australian dollars per US dollar - 1.5419 (2003), 1.9354 (2002), 1.9320 (2001), 1.7173(2000), 1.5497 (1999)

      Fiscal year:
      1 July - 30 June


      NOTE: The information regarding Christmas Island on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Christmas Island Economy 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Christmas Island Economy 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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