Economy, Manufacturing and Energy
hydroelectricity, Guyana, construction materials, clothing, percent
Manufacturing in Guyana is limited to processing bauxite and to production of foodstuffs, beverages, construction materials, clothing, soap, and cigarettes.
In 1999 Guyana generated 455 million kilowatt-hours of electricity, 99 percent of which was produced in thermal facilities. The country has a great potential for producing hydroelectricity.
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