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South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Economy 2013

SOURCE: 2013 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Economy 2013
SOURCE: 2013 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on November 15, 2012

Economy - overview:
Some fishing takes place in adjacent waters. There is a potential source of income from harvesting finfish and krill. The islands receive income from postage stamps produced in the UK, sale of fishing licenses, and harbor and landing fees from tourist vessels. Tourism from specialized cruise ships is increasing rapidly.


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