Economy of Comoros

Imports
Imports commoditiesrice and other foodstuffs, consumer goods, petroleum products, cement, transport equipment
Import partnersPakistan 15.7%, France 14.2%, UAE 11.5%, India 8.5%, China 6.7%, Kenya 5.3%, Singapore 5.2% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiesvanilla, ylang-ylang (perfume essence), cloves, copra
Export partnersNetherlands 58.6%, Singapore 10.6%, Turkey 9.3%, France 5.6%, India 5% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productsvanilla, cloves, ylang-ylang (perfume essence), copra, coconuts, bananas, cassava (manioc)
Industrial productsfishing, tourism, perfume distillation
Economy
Unemployment7.10 % (2011)7.10 % (2010)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate658 Million $ (2013)588 Million $ (2012)610 Million $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Comoros
GDP growth rate3.50 % (2013)3.00 % (2012)2.20 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Comoros
GDP per Capita (PPP)1,300 $ (2013)1,300 $ (2012)1,300 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Comoros
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity911 Million $ (2013)868 Million $ (2012)851 Million $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Comoros
GDP PPP per land area408 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2013)388 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2012)381 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Comoros
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate1.93 % (2010)2.21 % (2009)5.36 % (2008)
Central bank discount rate of Comoros
Commercial bank prime lending rate9.00 % (2013)10.5 % (2012)10.5 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Comoros
GDP decomposition by sector
Industry % of GDP10.0 % (2012)
Services % of GDP39.0 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals19,000 (2011)15,000 (2010)11,000 (2009)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Comoros
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio2.39 % (2011)2.20 % (2010)1.65 % (2009)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Comoros
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
External Debt Stocks (Percentage of GNI)42.2 % of GNI (2012)45.7 % of GNI (2011)51.9 % of GNI (2010)
External Debt Stocks (Percentage of GNI) of Comoros
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt)1.65 % of total external debt (2012)1.69 % of total external debt (2011)1.58 % of total external debt (2010)
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt) of Comoros
Current Account Balance (Total)-45.20 Million $ (2013)-40.90 Million $ (2012)-60.40 Million $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of Comoros
External Debt (Total)143 Million $ (2013)136 Million $ (2012)278 Million $ (2011)
External Debt (Total) of Comoros
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)21.7 % of GDP (2013)23.2 % of GDP (2012)45.5 % of GDP (2011)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of Comoros
External Debt per Capita190 $ (2013)185 $ (2012)350 $ (2011)
External Debt per Capita of Comoros