Guyana Economy

Guyana Economy

ECONOMY: AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHING According to smber, agriculture, to which 15.8% of the active population is dedicated and which covers 31.1% of GDP (2007), can count on a very small area (only 2.5% of the territory, partly still unexplored), limited almost exclusively to the coastal strip, especially to the E of the Essequibo river. For commercial purposes, the main crop is that of sugar cane, practiced both in large…

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