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refined petroleum, Important products, pottery, cigarettes, labor force

The manufacturing capacity of Pakistan is still small, but production has been steadily expanding. In 2000 manufacturing accounted for 15 percent of the GDP. About 17 percent of the labor force is engaged in industry, including manufacturing and mining. Important products include processed foods, cotton textiles, silk and rayon cloth, refined petroleum, cement, fertilizers, sugar, cigarettes, and chemicals. Many handicrafts, such as pottery and carpets, also are produced.



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