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Percent of GDP in Shadow Economy: 49.4
Official GDP: $21.33
Labor Force by Occupation: N/A
Industries: mining (diamonds, gold, copper, cobalt, coltan, zinc), mineral processing, consumer products (including textiles, footwear, cigarettes, processed foods and beverages), cement, commercial ship repair
Exports: diamonds, gold, copper, cobalt, wood products, crude oil, coffee
*Estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality, higher death rates, lower population growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected.