Greek_Economy - The Economy of Modern Greece Some of the...

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The Economy of Modern Greece
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Some of the Facts GDP (PPP) $305,595 billion (2006) GDP growth 3.6% GDP per capita $33,004 (2006) GDP by sector agriculture (5.1%), industry (20.6%), services (74.4%) - 2006 Inflation (CPI) 3.9% (Jan 2008) Population below poverty line 9.2% (2003) Labour force 4.92 million (Nov 2007) Labour force by occupation agriculture (12%), industry (20%), services (68%) - 2004 Unemployment 7.6% (Nov 2007) Main industries tourism; shipping; food and tobacco processing, textiles; chemicals, metal products; mining, petroleum Exports $24.42 billion Main export partners Germany 13.2%, Italy 10.3%, UK 7.5%, Bulgaria 6.3%, U.S. 5.3%, Cyprus 4.6%, Turkey 4.5%, France 4.2% (2004) Imports $59.12 billion (2006 est) Main import partners Germany 13.3%, Italy 12.8%, France 6.4%, Netherlands 5.5%, Russia 5.5%, U.S. 4.4%, UK 4.2%, South Korea 4.1% (2004)
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The Geography of Greece The Greek mainland is mostly mountainous with many valleys, surrounded by mountains with small rivers running through. Most valleys are warm and well watered
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The smaller islands are mostly barren with little or no water, and stunning landscapes. The big islands, by contrast are very green and well watered. The sea has provided the
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