Cotton, fruits and sugar cane stand for Antigua & Barbuda’s main agricultural produces, in which such tropical fruits as mango and lime, as well as sugar cane, stand out.
Cotton, fruits, sugar cane, oil resale, minor domestic items and homemade products
Density: 182,5 inhabitants per square kilometerBirth rate: 14 %. Mortality rate: 6 %. Per-capita daily calories intake: 2,307
Heavy industry, iron and steel industry, oil and others
The country’s economy depends heavily on tourism.
Gross National Product is $2,913 million while per-capita income is $11,035 Tourism stands for half of the GNP.
Fishing is an important economic activity for the local population since the daily catch is usually welcomed by the tourist industry. Fishing: 2,400 tons (1999)
Major produces include refined oil, rum, fabrics, furniture and electric appliances and equipment. The country makes considerable money out of fishing, tourism and sugar cane.Its economy hinges altogether on agriculture (cotton, sugar cane, vegetables, fruits, tobacco and the like), offset by stock breeding, fishing and some byproduct-making industries. Tourism is the island nation’s top economic activity.
Regardless of the absence of a scheduled transportation mesh, a number of buses shuttle a few thoroughfares. Taking a bus ride stands out as a great opportunity to learn the local way of life and watch villages and communities on both sides of the roads.Cabs are available everywhere on a fixed fare. Cab rental for sightseeing tours can be previously bargained. There are several prestigious car-rental dealers. Traffic is on the left side of the road. Foreign tourists need a special driving permit or license that can be requested in any police station or at the Excise Office for an affordable $20 (USD) charge.
Member nation of the CARICOM, APEC, UN and OAS