Economy of Turks and Caicos Islands

Imports
Imports commoditiesfood and beverages, tobacco, clothing, manufactures, construction materials
Exports
Exports commoditieslobster, dried and fresh conch, conch shells
Economy sectors
Agriculture productscorn, beans, cassava (tapioca), citrus fruits; fish
Industrial productstourism, offshore financial services
Economy
GDP growth rate11.2 % (2007)4.90 % (2000)8.70 % (1999)
GDP growth rate of Turks and Caicos Islands
GDP per Capita (PPP)29,100 $ (2007)11,500 $ (2002)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity632 Million $ (2007)216 Million $ (2002)
GDP PPP per land area667 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2007)228 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2002)
ElectricityGDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP1.00 % (2013)1.00 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP22.5 % (2013)22.2 % (2012)
Services % of GDP76.5 % (2013)76.7 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals299 Thousand (2012)354 Thousand (2011)281 Thousand (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Turks and Caicos Islands
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio645 % (2012)790 % (2011)907 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Turks and Caicos Islands