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Christmas Island

Christmas Island Economy Stats

Overview:

Phosphate mining had been the only significant economic activity, but in December 1987 the Australian government closed the mine. In 1991, the mine was reopened. With the support of the government, a $34 million casino opened in 1993, but closed in 1998.

Definitions

  • Exports > Commodities: This entry provides a listing of the highest-valued exported products; it sometimes includes the percent of total dollar value.
  • Fiscal year: The beginning and ending months for a country's accounting period of 12 months, which often is the calendar year but which may begin in any month. All yearly references are for the calendar year (CY) unless indicated as a noncalendar fiscal year (FY).
  • Industries: A rank ordering of industries starting with the largest by value of annual output.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Agriculture > Products NA 2010
Exports > Commodities phosphate 2013
Fiscal year 1 2013
Industries tourism, phosphate extraction (near depletion) 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008

Citation

"Christmas Island Economy Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Christmas-Island/Economy

Christmas Island Economy Profiles (Subcategories)

Trade 81