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Percent of GDP in Shadow Economy: 72.5*
Official GDP: $20.29 billion**
Labor Force by Occupation:
Agriculture: 55.6 percent
Industry: 8.9 percent
Services: 35.5 percent (2006 est.)
Industries: steel, aircraft, machine tools, electrical appliances, mining (manganese and copper), chemicals, wood products, wine
Exports: scrap metal, wine, mineral water, ores, vehicles, fruits and nuts
*For all slides this figure is the result for 2007.
**All data for population, GDP, labor force by occupation, industries and exports for all captions is from the CIA's World Factbook, 2010 ed.