subsistence agriculture, exploitation of natural resources, transport facilities, Chad, Gabon
The Congolese economy is based primarily on subsistence agriculture and the exploitation of natural resources. Commercial activities are also important, primarily because the country provides key port and transport facilities for the Central African Republic, Chad, and Gabon. In 1998 the estimated national budget included $4 million in revenues and $7 million in expenditures.
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>> Foreign Trade
>> Transportation and Communications
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