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Mauritania in numbers

RESOURCES PRODUCTION
Iron ore : expectation of 19 million t / year by 2010
Fisheries : 700,000 t /year
Agriculture : 250,000 to 300,000 t / year
Livestock : = cattle=1.5 million, sheep= 13 million, camel= 1.3 million
Hydrocarbons(Oil) : Start of export : end 2005 for about 75,000 barrels/day
Expectation of 300,000 barrels
/ day by 2009 – 2010
Gaz : 30 billion cubic m
( reservation)

GDP : 5,256 million dollars
GDP per capita : 1,849 dollars
Annual growth rate : 11.7%

EXPORTATION AND IMPORTATION
Exportation : 330,206,378.9 Dollars
Importation : 356,472,795.4 Dollars
Commercial balance : (-26,266,416.5 Dollars)

FOREIGN TRADE
Iron ore : 176,360,225.1$, accounts for about 40% of total export.
Fisheries : 135,084,427.7$, contribute to almost 40% of gains in foreign currency

MAIN PARTNERS TO EXPORTATION
Japan , France, Spain , Italy , Germany ,Belgium , China , Russia , USA ...

TRADE WITH JAPAN
Seafood Export to JAPAN Year 2004 Quantity = 14 thousand tons Value = 11,697 Million yen
MAURITANIAN TOTAL IMPORT FROM JAPAN = 3,219 Million yen

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