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Percent of GDP in Shadow Economy: 48.4
Official GDP: $22.38 billion
Labor Force by Occupation:
Agriculture: 77.5 percent
Industry and Services: 22.5 percent (2007 est.)
Industries: agricultural and fish processing, phosphate mining, fertilizer production, petroleum refining, iron ore, zircon, and gold mining, construction materials, ship construction and repair
Exports: fish, groundnuts (peanuts), petroleum products, phosphates, cotton