Total Land Area 22,966 km2
Arable and Permanent Cropland as % of Total Land 5%
Main Agricultural Products Citrus fruits, sugar cane, bananas, papaya
Agriculture % of GDP 29%
Agriculture Labor Force 10% (additional labor force from neighboring countries)
Agriculture Exports Sugar, bananas, citrus fruits, fish products (decreasing), molasses, wood

Agriculture accounts for 66% of foreign exchange earnings

Agriculture Imports Animal feed: US$110 million
Fruits/vegetables: US$7 million
Milk and dairy products: US$15 million


Intensive Agriculture Fruits and vegetables under cover, milk production
Extensive Agriculture Soy beans (for the shrimp and poultry industries)
Alternative Energy Crops Castor beans (Ricinus communis)