Economy of Marshall Islands

Imports
Imports commoditiesfoodstuffs, machinery and equipment, fuels, beverages, tobacco
Exports
Exports commoditiescopra cake, coconut oil, handicrafts, fish
Economy sectors
Agriculture productscoconuts, tomatoes, melons, taro, breadfruit, fruits; pigs, chickens
Industrial productscopra, tuna processing, tourism, craft items (from seashells, wood, and pearls)
Economy
Unemployment30.9 % (2000)30.9 % (1999)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate193 Million $ (2013)180 Million $ (2012)171 Million $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Marshall Islands
GDP growth rate2.30 % (2013)1.90 % (2012)0.80 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Marshall Islands
GDP per Capita (PPP)8,700 $ (2013)8,600 $ (2012)3,464 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Marshall Islands
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity486 Million $ (2013)469 Million $ (2012)182 Million $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Marshall Islands
GDP PPP per land area2.69 Million $ per square kilometer (2013)2.59 Million $ per square kilometer (2012)1.00 Million $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Marshall Islands
GDP decomposition by sector
Industry % of GDP13.9 % (2011)
Services % of GDP71.8 % (2011)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals4,600 (2012)4,600 (2011)4,600 (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Marshall Islands
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio6.72 % (2012)6.85 % (2011)8.77 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Marshall Islands
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
External Debt (Total)87.0 Million $ (2008)86.5 Million $ (1970)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)53.8 % of GDP (2008)279 % of GDP (1970)
External Debt per Capita1,665 $ (2008)4,241 $ (1970)