Search within this web site:

 
you are here ::

Economy, Manufacturing and Mining

cottonseed, international prices, peanut, bricks, flour

Manufacturing activity in the Central African Republic is very limited. Products include cottonseed, peanut, and sesame oils; textiles; leather goods; tobacco products; soap; flour; bricks; and paint. The output of electricity in 1999 was 102 million kilowatt-hours, 79.41 percent of which was generated in hydroelectric installations. Gem diamonds account for nearly all the country’s mineral output and two-thirds of its export revenue. Production was 400,000 carats in 2000. Uranium was discovered in the eastern part of the country in 1966, but production is awaiting improvement in international prices. A small amount of gold is mined, mostly by individual prospectors.



Article key phrases:

cottonseed, international prices, peanut, bricks, flour, leather goods, kilowatt-hours, soap, paint, textiles, tobacco products, Central African Republic, thirds, gold, percent, improvement, Production

 
 

Search within this web site: