Economy > Industries: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: A rank ordering of industries starting with the largest by value of annual output..

AfghanistanAfghanistan small-scale production of bricks, textiles, soap, furniture, shoes, fertilizer, apparel, food-products, non-alcoholic beverages, mineral water, cement; handwoven carpets; natural gas, coal, copper
AlbaniaAlbania perfumes and cosmetic products, food and tobacco products; textiles and clothing; lumber, oil, cement, chemicals, mining, basic metals, hydropower
AlgeriaAlgeria petroleum, natural gas, light industries, mining, electrical, petrochemical, food processing
American SamoaAmerican Samoa tuna canneries (largely supplied by foreign fishing vessels), handicrafts
AndorraAndorra tourism (particularly skiing), banking, tobacco, cattle raising, timber, furniture
AngolaAngola petroleum; diamonds, iron ore, phosphates, feldspar, bauxite, uranium, and gold; cement; basic metal products; fish processing; food processing, brewing, tobacco products, sugar; textiles; ship repair
AnguillaAnguilla tourism, boat building, offshore financial services
Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ tourism, construction, light manufacturing (clothing, alcohol, household appliances)
ArgentinaArgentina food processing, motor vehicles, consumer durables, textiles, chemicals and petrochemicals, printing, metallurgy, steel
ArmeniaArmenia diamond-processing, metal-cutting machine tools, forging-pressing machines, electric motors, tires, knitted wear, hosiery, shoes, silk fabric, chemicals, trucks, instruments, microelectronics, jewelry manufacturing, software development, food processing, brandy, mining
ArubaAruba tourism, transshipment facilities, banking
AustraliaAustralia mining, industrial and transportation equipment, food processing, chemicals, steel
AustriaAustria construction, machinery, vehicles and parts, food, metals, chemicals, lumber and wood processing, paper and paperboard, communications equipment, tourism
AzerbaijanAzerbaijan petroleum and natural gas, petroleum products, oilfield equipment; steel, iron ore; cement; chemicals and petrochemicals; textiles
BahrainBahrain petroleum processing and refining, aluminum smelting, iron pelletization, fertilizers, Islamic and offshore banking, insurance, ship repairing, tourism
BangladeshBangladesh jute, cotton, garments, paper, leather, fertilizer, iron and steel, cement, petroleum products, tobacco, drugs and pharmaceuticals, ceramics, tea, salt, sugar, edible oils, soap and detergent, fabricated metal products, electricity and natural gas
BarbadosBarbados tourism, sugar, light manufacturing, component assembly for export
BelarusBelarus metal-cutting machine tools, tractors, trucks, earthmovers, motorcycles, televisions, synthetic fibers, fertilizer, textiles, radios, refrigerators
BelgiumBelgium engineering and metal products, motor vehicle assembly, transportation equipment, scientific instruments, processed food and beverages, chemicals, basic metals, textiles, glass, petroleum
BelizeBelize garment production, food processing, tourism, construction, oil
BeninBenin textiles, food processing, construction materials, cement
BermudaBermuda international business, tourism, light manufacturing
BhutanBhutan cement, wood products, processed fruits, alcoholic beverages, calcium carbide, tourism
BoliviaBolivia mining, smelting, petroleum, food and beverages, tobacco, handicrafts, clothing, jewelry
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ steel, coal, iron ore, lead, zinc, manganese, bauxite, aluminum, vehicle assembly, textiles, tobacco products, wooden furniture, ammunition, domestic appliances, oil refining
BotswanaBotswana diamonds, copper, nickel, salt, soda ash, potash, coal, iron ore, silver; livestock processing; textiles
BrazilBrazil textiles, shoes, chemicals, cement, lumber, iron ore, tin, steel, aircraft, motor vehicles and parts, other machinery and equipment
British Virgin IslandsBrit. Virgin Isl. tourism, light industry, construction, rum, concrete block, offshore financial center
BruneiBrunei petroleum, petroleum refining, liquefied natural gas, construction, agriculture, transportation
BulgariaBulgaria electricity, gas, water; food, beverages, tobacco; machinery and equipment, base metals, chemical products, coke, refined petroleum, nuclear fuel
Burkina FasoBurkina Faso cotton lint, beverages, agricultural processing, soap, cigarettes, textiles, gold
BurmaBurma agricultural processing; wood and wood products; copper, tin, tungsten, iron; cement, construction materials; pharmaceuticals; fertilizer; oil and natural gas; garments, jade and gems
BurundiBurundi light consumer goods such as blankets, shoes, soap, and beer; assembly of imported components; public works construction; food processing
CambodiaCambodia tourism, garments, construction, rice milling, fishing, wood and wood products, rubber, cement, gem mining, textiles
CameroonCameroon petroleum production and refining, aluminum production, food processing, light consumer goods, textiles, lumber, ship repair
CanadaCanada transportation equipment, chemicals, processed and unprocessed minerals, food products, wood and paper products, fish products, petroleum and natural gas
Cape VerdeCape Verde food and beverages, fish processing, shoes and garments, salt mining, ship repair
Cayman IslandsCayman Islands tourism, banking, insurance and finance, construction, construction materials, furniture
Central African RepublicCentral Africa gold and diamond mining, logging, brewing, sugar refining
ChadChad oil, cotton textiles, meatpacking, brewing, natron (sodium carbonate), soap, cigarettes, construction materials
ChileChile copper, lithium, other minerals, foodstuffs, fish processing, iron and steel, wood and wood products, transport equipment, cement, textiles
ChinaChina world leader in gross value of industrial output; mining and ore processing, iron, steel, aluminum, and other metals, coal; machine building; armaments; textiles and apparel; petroleum; cement; chemicals; fertilizers; consumer products, including footwear, toys, and electronics; food processing; transportation equipment, including automobiles, rail cars and locomotives, ships, and aircraft; telecommunications equipment, commercial space launch vehicles, satellites
Christmas IslandXmas Island tourism, phosphate extraction (near depletion)
Cocos (Keeling) IslandsCocos Islands copra products, tourism
ColombiaColombia textiles, food processing, oil, clothing and footwear, beverages, chemicals, cement; gold, coal, emeralds
ComorosComoros fishing, tourism, perfume distillation
Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the petroleum extraction, cement, lumber, brewing, sugar, palm oil, soap, flour, cigarettes
Cook IslandsCook Islands fruit processing, tourism, fishing, clothing, handicrafts
Costa RicaCosta Rica microprocessors, food processing, medical equipment, textiles and clothing, construction materials, fertilizer, plastic products
Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire foodstuffs, beverages; wood products, oil refining, gold mining, truck and bus assembly, textiles, fertilizer, building materials, electricity
CroatiaCroatia chemicals and plastics, machine tools, fabricated metal, electronics, pig iron and rolled steel products, aluminum, paper, wood products, construction materials, textiles, shipbuilding, petroleum and petroleum refining, food and beverages, tourism
CubaCuba petroleum, nickel/cobalt, pharmaceuticals, tobacco, construction, steel, cement, agricultural machinery, sugar
CyprusCyprus tourism, food and beverage processing, cement and gypsum production, ship repair and refurbishment, textiles, light chemicals, metal products, wood, paper, stone and clay products
Czech RepublicCzech Republic motor vehicles, metallurgy, machinery and equipment, glass, armaments
Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. mining (copper, cobalt, gold, diamonds, coltan, zinc, tin, tungsten), mineral processing, consumer products (textiles, plastics, footwear, cigarettes), metal products, processed foods and beverages, timber, cement, commercial ship repair
DenmarkDenmark iron, steel, nonferrous metals, chemicals, food processing, machinery and transportation equipment, textiles and clothing, electronics, construction, furniture and other wood products, shipbuilding and refurbishment, windmills, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment
DhekeliaDhekelia none
DjiboutiDjibouti construction, agricultural processing
DominicaDominica soap, coconut oil, tourism, copra, furniture, cement blocks, shoes
Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. tourism, sugar processing, ferronickel and gold mining, textiles, cement, tobacco
East TimorEast Timor printing, soap manufacturing, handicrafts, woven cloth
EcuadorEcuador petroleum, food processing, textiles, wood products, chemicals
EgyptEgypt textiles, food processing, tourism, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, hydrocarbons, construction, cement, metals, light manufactures
El SalvadorEl Salvador food processing, beverages, petroleum, chemicals, fertilizer, textiles, furniture, light metals
Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea petroleum, natural gas, sawmilling
EritreaEritrea food processing, beverages, clothing and textiles, light manufacturing, salt, cement
EstoniaEstonia engineering, electronics, wood and wood products, textiles; information technology, telecommunications
EthiopiaEthiopia food processing, beverages, textiles, leather, chemicals, metals processing, cement
European UnionEuropean Union among the world's largest and most technologically advanced, the European Union industrial base includes: ferrous and non-ferrous metal production and processing, metal products, petroleum, coal, cement, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, rail transportation equipment, passenger and commercial vehicles, construction equipment, industrial equipment, shipbuilding, electrical power equipment, machine tools and automated manufacturing systems, electronics and telecommunications equipment, fishing, food and beverage processing, furniture, paper, textiles, tourism
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)Falklands fish and wool processing; tourism
Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands fishing, fish processing, small ship repair and refurbishment, handicrafts
Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia tourism, construction; fish processing, specialized aquaculture; craft items (from shell, wood, and pearls)
FijiFiji tourism, sugar, clothing, copra, gold, silver, lumber, small cottage industries
FinlandFinland metals and metal products, electronics, machinery and scientific instruments, shipbuilding, pulp and paper, foodstuffs, chemicals, textiles, clothing
FranceFrance machinery, chemicals, automobiles, metallurgy, aircraft, electronics; textiles, food processing; tourism
French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia tourism, pearls, agricultural processing, handicrafts, phosphates
GabonGabon petroleum extraction and refining; manganese, gold; chemicals, ship repair, food and beverages, textiles, lumbering and plywood, cement
Gaza StripGaza Strip textiles, food processing, furniture
GeorgiaGeorgia steel, machine tools, electrical appliances, mining (manganese, copper, and gold), chemicals, wood products, wine
GermanyGermany among the world's largest and most technologically advanced producers of iron, steel, coal, cement, chemicals, machinery, vehicles, machine tools, electronics, food and beverages, shipbuilding, textiles
GhanaGhana mining, lumbering, light manufacturing, aluminum smelting, food processing, cement, small commercial ship building
GibraltarGibraltar tourism, banking and finance, ship repairing, tobacco
GreeceGreece tourism, food and tobacco processing, textiles, chemicals, metal products; mining, petroleum
GreenlandGreenland fish processing (mainly shrimp and Greenland halibut); gold, niobium, tantalite, uranium, iron and diamond mining; handicrafts, hides and skins, small shipyards
GrenadaGrenada food and beverages, textiles, light assembly operations, tourism, construction
GuamGuam national defense, tourism, construction, transshipment services, concrete products, printing and publishing, food processing, textiles
GuatemalaGuatemala sugar, textiles and clothing, furniture, chemicals, petroleum, metals, rubber, tourism
GuernseyGuernsey tourism, banking
GuineaGuinea bauxite, gold, diamonds, iron; alumina refining; light manufacturing, and agricultural processing
Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau agricultural products processing, beer, soft drinks
GuyanaGuyana bauxite, sugar, rice milling, timber, textiles, gold mining
HaitiHaiti textiles, sugar refining, flour milling, cement, light assembly based on imported parts
Holy See (Vatican City)Vatican City printing; production of coins, medals, postage stamps; mosaics and staff uniforms; worldwide banking and financial activities
HondurasHonduras sugar, coffee, woven and knit apparel, wood products, cigars
Hong KongHong Kong textiles, clothing, tourism, banking, shipping, electronics, plastics, toys, watches, clocks
HungaryHungary mining, metallurgy, construction materials, processed foods, textiles, chemicals (especially pharmaceuticals), motor vehicles
IcelandIceland fish processing; aluminum smelting, ferrosilicon production; geothermal power, hydropower, tourism
IndiaIndia textiles, chemicals, food processing, steel, transportation equipment, cement, mining, petroleum, machinery, software, pharmaceuticals
IndonesiaIndonesia petroleum and natural gas, textiles, automotive, electrical appliances, apparel, footwear, mining, cement, medical instuments and appliances, handicrafts, chemical fertilizers, plywood, rubber, processed food, jewelry, and tourism
IranIran petroleum, petrochemicals, fertilizers, caustic soda, textiles, cement and other construction materials, food processing (particularly sugar refining and vegetable oil production), ferrous and non-ferrous metal fabrication, armaments
IraqIraq petroleum, chemicals, textiles, leather, construction materials, food processing, fertilizer, metal fabrication/processing
IrelandIreland pharmaceuticals, chemicals, computer hardware and software, food products, beverages and brewing; medical devices
Isle of ManIsle of Man financial services, light manufacturing, tourism
IsraelIsrael high-technology products (including aviation, communications, computer-aided design and manufactures, medical electronics, fiber optics), wood and paper products, potash and phosphates, food, beverages, and tobacco, caustic soda, cement, construction, metals products, chemical products, plastics, diamond cutting, textiles, footwear
ItalyItaly tourism, machinery, iron and steel, chemicals, food processing, textiles, motor vehicles, clothing, footwear, ceramics
JamaicaJamaica tourism, bauxite/alumina, agro-processing, light manufactures, rum, cement, metal, paper, chemical products, telecommunications
JapanJapan among world's largest and technologically advanced producers of motor vehicles, electronic equipment, machine tools, steel and nonferrous metals, ships, chemicals, textiles, processed foods
JerseyJersey tourism, banking and finance, dairy, electronics
JordanJordan clothing, fertilizers, potash, phosphate mining, pharmaceuticals, petroleum refining, cement, inorganic chemicals, light manufacturing, tourism
KazakhstanKazakhstan oil, coal, iron ore, manganese, chromite, lead, zinc, copper, titanium, bauxite, gold, silver, phosphates, sulfur, uranium, iron and steel; tractors and other agricultural machinery, electric motors, construction materials
KenyaKenya small-scale consumer goods (plastic, furniture, batteries, textiles, clothing, soap, cigarettes, flour), agricultural products, horticulture, oil refining; aluminum, steel, lead; cement, commercial ship repair, tourism
KiribatiKiribati fishing, handicrafts
KosovoKosovo mineral mining, construction materials, base metals, leather, machinery, appliances, foodstuffs and beverages, textiles
KuwaitKuwait petroleum, petrochemicals, cement, shipbuilding and repair, water desalination, food processing, construction materials
KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan small machinery, textiles, food processing, cement, shoes, sawn logs, refrigerators, furniture, electric motors, gold, rare earth metals
LaosLaos mining (copper, tin, gold, and gypsum); timber, electric power, agricultural processing, rubber, construction, garments, cement, tourism
LatviaLatvia processed foods, processed wood products, textiles, processed metals, pharmaceuticals, railroad cars, synthetic fibers, electronics
LebanonLebanon banking, tourism, food processing, wine, jewelry, cement, textiles, mineral and chemical products, wood and furniture products, oil refining, metal fabricating
LesothoLesotho food, beverages, textiles, apparel assembly, handicrafts, construction, tourism
LiberiaLiberia rubber processing, palm oil processing, timber, diamonds
LibyaLibya petroleum, petrochemicals, aluminum, iron and steel, food processing, textiles, handicrafts, cement
LiechtensteinLiechtenstein electronics, metal manufacturing, dental products, ceramics, pharmaceuticals, food products, precision instruments, tourism, optical instruments
LithuaniaLithuania metal-cutting machine tools, electric motors, television sets, refrigerators and freezers, petroleum refining, shipbuilding (small ships), furniture making, textiles, food processing, fertilizers, agricultural machinery, optical equipment, electronic components, computers, amber jewelry
LuxembourgLuxembourg banking and financial services, iron and steel, information technology, telecommunications, cargo transportation, food processing, chemicals, metal products, engineering, tires, glass, aluminum, tourism
MacauMacau tourism, gambling, clothing, textiles, electronics, footwear, toys
MadagascarMadagascar meat processing, seafood, soap, breweries, tanneries, sugar, textiles, glassware, cement, automobile assembly plant, paper, petroleum, tourism
MalawiMalawi tobacco, tea, sugar, sawmill products, cement, consumer goods
MalaysiaMalaysia Peninsular Malaysia - rubber and oil palm processing and manufacturing, petroleum and natural gas, light manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, medical technology, electronics and semi-conductors, timber processing; Sabah - logging, petroleum and natural gas production; Sarawak - agriculture processing, petroleum and natural gas production, logging
MaldivesMaldives tourism, fish processing, shipping, boat building, coconut processing, woven mats, rope, handicrafts, coral and sand mining
MaliMali food processing; construction; phosphate and gold mining
MaltaMalta tourism, electronics, ship building and repair, construction, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, footwear, clothing, tobacco, aviation services, financial services, information technology services
Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. copra, tuna processing, tourism, craft items (from seashells, wood, and pearls)
MauritaniaMauritania fish processing, oil production, mining (iron ore, gold, and copper)
MauritiusMauritius food processing (largely sugar milling), textiles, clothing, mining, chemicals, metal products, transport equipment, nonelectrical machinery, tourism
MayotteMayotte newly created lobster and shrimp industry, construction
MexicoMexico food and beverages, tobacco, chemicals, iron and steel, petroleum, mining, textiles, clothing, motor vehicles, consumer durables, tourism
MoldovaMoldova sugar, vegetable oil, food processing, agricultural machinery; foundry equipment, refrigerators and freezers, washing machines; hosiery, shoes, textiles
MonacoMonaco tourism, construction, small-scale industrial and consumer products
MongoliaMongolia construction and construction materials; mining (coal, copper, molybdenum, fluorspar, tin, tungsten, and gold); oil; food and beverages; processing of animal products, cashmere and natural fiber manufacturing
MontenegroMontenegro steelmaking, aluminum, agricultural processing, consumer goods, tourism
MontserratMontserrat tourism, rum, textiles, electronic appliances
MoroccoMorocco phosphate rock mining and processing, food processing, leather goods, textiles, construction, energy, tourism
MozambiqueMozambique aluminum, petroleum products, chemicals (fertilizer, soap, paints), textiles, cement, glass, asbestos, tobacco, food, beverages
NamibiaNamibia meatpacking, fish processing, dairy products, pasta and beverages; mining (diamonds, lead, zinc, tin, silver, tungsten, uranium, copper)
NauruNauru phosphate mining, offshore banking, coconut products
NepalNepal tourism, carpets, textiles; small rice, jute, sugar, and oilseed mills; cigarettes, cement and brick production
NetherlandsNetherlands agroindustries, metal and engineering products, electrical machinery and equipment, chemicals, petroleum, construction, microelectronics, fishing
Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles tourism (Curacao, Sint Maarten, and Bonaire), petroleum refining (Curacao), petroleum transshipment facilities (Curacao and Bonaire), light manufacturing (Curacao)
New CaledoniaNew Caledonia nickel mining and smelting
New ZealandNew Zealand food processing, wood and paper products, textiles, machinery, transportation equipment, banking and insurance, tourism, mining
NicaraguaNicaragua food processing, chemicals, machinery and metal products, knit and woven apparel, petroleum refining and distribution, beverages, footwear, wood, electric wire harness manufacturing, mining
NigerNiger uranium mining, cement, brick, soap, textiles, food processing, chemicals, slaughterhouses
NigeriaNigeria crude oil, coal, tin, columbite; rubber products, wood; hides and skins, textiles, cement and other construction materials, food products, footwear, chemicals, fertilizer, printing, ceramics, steel
NiueNiue handicrafts, food processing
Norfolk IslandNorfolk Island tourism, light industry, ready mixed concrete
North KoreaNorth Korea military products; machine building, electric power, chemicals; mining (coal, iron ore, limestone, magnesite, graphite, copper, zinc, lead, and precious metals), metallurgy; textiles, food processing; tourism
Northern Mariana IslandsN. Mariana tourism, banking, construction, fishing, handicrafts, other services
NorwayNorway petroleum and gas, food processing, shipbuilding, pulp and paper products, metals, chemicals, timber, mining, textiles, fishing
OmanOman crude oil production and refining, natural and liquefied natural gas (LNG) production; construction, cement, copper, steel, chemicals, optic fiber
PakistanPakistan textiles and apparel, food processing, pharmaceuticals, construction materials, paper products, fertilizer, shrimp
PalauPalau tourism, craft items (from shell, wood, pearls), construction, garment making
PanamaPanama construction, brewing, cement and other construction materials, sugar milling
Papua New GuineaPapua NG copra crushing, palm oil processing, plywood production, wood chip production; mining (gold, silver, and copper); crude oil production, petroleum refining; construction, tourism
ParaguayParaguay sugar, cement, textiles, beverages, wood products, steel, metallurgic, electric power
PeruPeru mining and refining of minerals; steel, metal fabrication; petroleum extraction and refining, natural gas and natural gas liquefaction; fishing and fish processing, cement, glass, textiles, clothing, food processing, beer, soft drinks, rubber, machinery, electrical machinery, chemicals, furniture
PhilippinesPhilippines electronics assembly, garments, footwear, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, wood products, food processing, petroleum refining, fishing
Pitcairn IslandsPitcarn postage stamps, handicrafts, beekeeping, honey
PolandPoland machine building, iron and steel, coal mining, chemicals, shipbuilding, food processing, glass, beverages, textiles
PortugalPortugal textiles, clothing, footwear, wood and cork, paper, chemicals, auto-parts manufacturing, base metals, porcelain and ceramics, glassware, technology, telecommunications; dairy products, wine and other foods; ship construction and refurbishment; tourism
Puerto RicoPuerto Rico pharmaceuticals, electronics, apparel, food products, tourism
QatarQatar liquefied natural gas, crude oil production and refining, ammonia, fertilizers, petrochemicals, steel reinforcing bars, cement, commercial ship repair
Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. food processing, beverages, textiles, chemicals, iron, steel, cement, energy, pharmaceuticals
RomaniaRomania electric machinery and equipment, textiles and footwear, light machinery and auto assembly, mining, timber, construction materials, metallurgy, chemicals, food processing, petroleum refining
RussiaRussia complete range of mining and extractive industries producing coal, oil, gas, chemicals, and metals; all forms of machine building from rolling mills to high-performance aircraft and space vehicles; defense industries including radar, missile production, and advanced electronic components, shipbuilding; road and rail transportation equipment; communications equipment; agricultural machinery, tractors, and construction equipment; electric power generating and transmitting equipment; medical and scientific instruments; consumer durables, textiles, foodstuffs, handicrafts
RwandaRwanda cement, agricultural products, small-scale beverages, soap, furniture, shoes, plastic goods, textiles, cigarettes
Saint HelenaSaint Helena construction, crafts (furniture, lacework, fancy woodwork), fishing, philatelic sales
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da CunhaSaint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha construction, crafts (furniture, lacework, fancy woodwork), fishing, philatelic sales
Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ tourism, cotton, salt, copra, clothing, footwear, beverages
Saint LuciaSaint Lucia tourism; clothing, assembly of electronic components, beverages, corrugated cardboard boxes, lime processing, coconut processing
Saint MartinSaint Martin tourism, light industry and manufacturing, heavy industry
Saint Pierre and MiquelonSt Pierre+ fish processing and supply base for fishing fleets; tourism
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ tourism; food processing, cement, furniture, clothing, starch
SamoaSamoa food processing, building materials, auto parts
San MarinoSan Marino tourism, banking, textiles, electronics, ceramics, cement, wine
Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ light construction, textiles, soap, beer, fish processing, timber
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia crude oil production, petroleum refining, basic petrochemicals, ammonia, industrial gases, sodium hydroxide (caustic soda), cement, fertilizer, plastics, metals, commercial ship repair, commercial aircraft repair, construction
SenegalSenegal agricultural and fish processing, phosphate mining, fertilizer production, petroleum refining; iron ore, zircon, and gold mining, construction materials, ship construction and repair
SerbiaSerbia base metals, furniture, food processing, machinery, chemicals, sugar, tires, clothes, pharmaceuticals
Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ base metals, furniture, food processing, machinery, chemicals, sugar, tires, clothes, pharmaceuticals
SeychellesSeychelles fishing, tourism, processing of coconuts and vanilla, coir (coconut fiber) rope, boat building, printing, furniture; beverages
Sierra LeoneSierra Leone diamond mining; small-scale manufacturing (beverages, textiles, cigarettes, footwear); petroleum refining, small commercial ship repair
SingaporeSingapore electronics, chemicals, financial services, oil drilling equipment, petroleum refining, rubber processing and rubber products, processed food and beverages, ship repair, offshore platform construction, life sciences, entrepot trade
SlovakiaSlovakia metal and metal products; food and beverages; electricity, gas, coke, oil, nuclear fuel; chemicals and manmade fibers; machinery; paper and printing; earthenware and ceramics; transport vehicles; textiles; electrical and optical apparatus; rubber products
SloveniaSlovenia ferrous metallurgy and aluminum products, lead and zinc smelting; electronics (including military electronics), trucks, automobiles, electric power equipment, wood products, textiles, chemicals, machine tools
Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands fish (tuna), mining, timber
SomaliaSomalia a few light industries, including sugar refining, textiles, wireless communication
South AfricaSouth Africa mining (world's largest producer of platinum, gold, chromium), automobile assembly, metalworking, machinery, textiles, iron and steel, chemicals, fertilizer, foodstuffs, commercial ship repair
South KoreaSouth Korea electronics, telecommunications, automobile production, chemicals, shipbuilding, steel
SpainSpain textiles and apparel (including footwear), food and beverages, metals and metal manufactures, chemicals, shipbuilding, automobiles, machine tools, tourism, clay and refractory products, footwear, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment
Sri LankaSri Lanka processing of rubber, tea, coconuts, tobacco and other agricultural commodities; telecommunications, insurance, banking; tourism, shipping; clothing, textiles; cement, petroleum refining, information technology services, construction
SudanSudan oil, cotton ginning, textiles, cement, edible oils, sugar, soap distilling, shoes, petroleum refining, pharmaceuticals, armaments, automobile/light truck assembly
SurinameSuriname bauxite and gold mining, alumina production; oil, lumbering, food processing, fishing
SwazilandSwaziland coal, wood pulp, sugar, soft drink concentrates, textiles and apparel
SwedenSweden iron and steel, precision equipment (bearings, radio and telephone parts, armaments), wood pulp and paper products, processed foods, motor vehicles
SwitzerlandSwitzerland machinery, chemicals, watches, textiles, precision instruments, tourism, banking, and insurance
SyriaSyria petroleum, textiles, food processing, beverages, tobacco, phosphate rock mining, cement, oil seeds crushing, car assembly
TaiwanTaiwan electronics, communications and information technology products, petroleum refining, armaments, chemicals, textiles, iron and steel, machinery, cement, food processing, vehicles, consumer products, pharmaceuticals
TajikistanTajikistan aluminum, cement, vegetable oil
TanzaniaTanzania agricultural processing (sugar, beer, cigarettes, sisal twine); mining (diamonds, gold, and iron), salt, soda ash; cement, oil refining, shoes, apparel, wood products, fertilizer
ThailandThailand tourism, textiles and garments, agricultural processing, beverages, tobacco, cement, light manufacturing such as jewelry and electric appliances, computers and parts, integrated circuits, furniture, plastics, automobiles and automotive parts; world's second-largest tungsten producer and third-largest tin producer
The BahamasThe Bahamas tourism, banking, cement, oil transshipment, salt, rum, aragonite, pharmaceuticals
The GambiaThe Gambia processing peanuts, fish, and hides; tourism, beverages, agricultural machinery assembly, woodworking, metalworking, clothing
TogoTogo phosphate mining, agricultural processing, cement, handicrafts, textiles, beverages
TokelauTokelau small-scale enterprises for copra production, woodworking, plaited craft goods; stamps, coins; fishing
TongaTonga tourism, construction, fishing
Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ petroleum and petroleum products, liquefied natural gas (LNG), methanol, ammonia, urea, steel products, beverages, food processing, cement, cotton textiles
TunisiaTunisia petroleum, mining (particularly phosphate and iron ore), tourism, textiles, footwear, agribusiness, beverages
TurkeyTurkey textiles, food processing, autos, electronics, mining (coal, chromate, copper, boron), steel, petroleum, construction, lumber, paper
TurkmenistanTurkmenistan natural gas, oil, petroleum products, textiles, food processing
Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks+ tourism, offshore financial services
TuvaluTuvalu fishing, tourism, copra
UgandaUganda sugar, brewing, tobacco, cotton textiles; cement, steel production
UkraineUkraine coal, electric power, ferrous and nonferrous metals, machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, food processing
United Arab EmiratesUAE petroleum and petrochemicals; fishing, aluminum, cement, fertilizers, commercial ship repair, construction materials, some boat building, handicrafts, textiles
United KingdomUnited Kingdom machine tools, electric power equipment, automation equipment, railroad equipment, shipbuilding, aircraft, motor vehicles and parts, electronics and communications equipment, metals, chemicals, coal, petroleum, paper and paper products, food processing, textiles, clothing, other consumer goods
United StatesUnited States highly diversified, world leading, high-technology innovator, second largest industrial output in world; petroleum, steel, motor vehicles, aerospace, telecommunications, chemicals, electronics, food processing, consumer goods, lumber, mining
UruguayUruguay food processing, electrical machinery, transportation equipment, petroleum products, textiles, chemicals, beverages
UzbekistanUzbekistan textiles, food processing, machine building, metallurgy, mining, hydrocarbon extraction, chemicals
VanuatuVanuatu food and fish freezing, wood processing, meat canning
VenezuelaVenezuela petroleum, construction materials, food processing, textiles; iron ore mining, steel, aluminum; motor vehicle assembly, chemical products, paper products
VietnamVietnam food processing, garments, shoes, machine-building; mining, coal, steel; cement, chemical fertilizer, glass, tires, oil, mobile phones
Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands tourism, watch assembly, rum distilling, construction, pharmaceuticals, electronics
Wallis and FutunaWallis+ copra, handicrafts, fishing, lumber
West BankWest Bank small-scale manufacturing, quarrying, textiles, soap, olive-wood carvings, and mother-of-pearl souvenirs
Western SaharaWestern Sahara phosphate mining, handicrafts
YemenYemen crude oil production and petroleum refining; small-scale production of cotton textiles and leather goods; food processing; handicrafts; small aluminum products factory; cement; commercial ship repair; natural gas production
ZambiaZambia copper mining and processing, construction, foodstuffs, beverages, chemicals, textiles, fertilizer, horticulture
ZimbabweZimbabwe mining (coal, gold, platinum, copper, nickel, tin, diamonds, clay, numerous metallic and nonmetallic ores), steel; wood products, cement, chemicals, fertilizer, clothing and footwear, foodstuffs, beverages


"All countries compared for Economy > Industries", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Industries

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