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The economy is basically light industry and agriculture, the chief products being rice, corn, coconut, pineapple and sugar. The country is rich in copper, cobalt, nickel, silver, iron, and gold. It has well-developed industries in food processing, textiles, clothing, wood, forest products and home appliances, with fast-growing aquaculture, microcircuit, garments and furniture sectors.

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