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GDP (Gross Domestic product): $8.396 billion
GDP (Official Exchange Rate): $3.6 billion
Real GDP: 4.7%
GDP per capita: $900
GDP, sector contribution: Agriculture: 40.3% | Industry: 17.1% | Services: 42.5%
Investment (% of GDP): 19.645%
Agriculture: coffee, cotton, tea, corn, sorghum, sweet potatoes, bananas, manioc (tapioca); beef, milk and hides.
Industries: light consumer goods such as blankets, shoes, soap; assembly of imported components; public works construction; food processing.
Natural Resources: Lake Tanganyika, nickel, uranium, rare earth oxides, cobalt, copper, platinum, vanadium, arable land, hydropower, niobium, tantalum, gold, tin, tungsten, kaolin, limestone.
Exports: $122.8 million (2013 est.): coffee, tea, sugar, cotton, hides.
Imports: $867.2 million (2013 est.): capital goods, petroleum products, foodstuffs.
Trading Partners: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, China, Tanzania, Belgium, Pakistan, Swaziland, Singapore, Rwanda, Uganda, Congo, India, Kenya, Chad, Germany, Switzerland, Zambia, South Africa, Italy.

The following websites offer useful information about Burundi’s economy and investment opportunities:

Bank of the Republic of Burundi

Burundi Investment Promotion Agency

Office Burundais de Recettes (Burundi Revenue Authority)

 

 

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