Category: North America

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United States Economy Facts

United States Economy Facts

Economical overview The US economy is made up of several important sectors, is characterized by high flexibility and has been described as a “job machine” for its ability to create employment. The country is...

Nicaragua Economy Facts

Nicaragua Economy Facts

Economical overview Nicaragua is the second poorest country in Latin America after Haiti. Agriculture is the basis of the economy, although the industrial sector has grown in recent years, as has tourism. Resources and...

Panama Economy Facts

Panama Economy Facts

Economical overview The service sector dominates Panama’s economy, which for a number of years has been one of the fastest growing in the world. The income comes mainly from the canal, the free trade...

Saint Kitts and Nevis Economy Facts

Saint Kitts and Nevis Economy Facts

Economical overview Previously, Saint Kitts and Nevis economy was almost entirely based on sugar production. As profitability declined in the sugar industry, the country developed other industries. In 2005, the entire sugar industry was...

Saint Lucia Economy Facts

Saint Lucia Economy Facts

Economical overview Saint Lucia’s economy has fundamentally changed over the past three decades. The country’s old main industry, banana cultivation, has lost its dominant position. Tourism is now the most important economic sector. At...

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Economy Facts

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Economy Facts

Economical overview Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a small island nation and the poorest of the states of the eastern Caribbean. The economy has traditionally been dominated by agriculture and not least the...

Costa Rica Economy Facts

Costa Rica Economy Facts

Economical overview The pillars of the economy are electronics exports, tourism and agriculture. For a long time, Costa Rica was a marked agricultural economy, but with the beginning of the 1960s, the state invested...

Cuba Economy Facts

Cuba Economy Facts

Economical overview Cuba’s economy is largely state-controlled, although private forces have been given greater leeway under the reform policy that has been in progress since 2010. The country’s traditional dependence on sugar production has...

Trinidad and Tobago Economy Facts

Trinidad and Tobago Economy Facts

Economical overview Trinidad and Tobago have one of the strongest economies in the Western Hemisphere, thanks to large oil and natural gas resources. However, declining natural gas production and falling prices, as well as...

Dominica Economy Facts

Dominica Economy Facts

Economical overview No other country in the Caribbean has been as dependent on the banana industry as Dominica, but banana production has been in crisis for a long time. Attempts to develop other industries...

Dominican Republic Economy Facts

Dominican Republic Economy Facts

Economical overview Agricultural exports have traditionally been the mainstay of the Dominican economy, which, however, has gained a wider base since the 1980s. Tourism, the telecom sector and the economic free zones have grown...

El Salvador Economy Facts

El Salvador Economy Facts

Economical overview El Salvador is considered a middle-income country, but its assets and income are unevenly distributed. Economic power is held by a small, land-owning elite who originally earned their money on sugar and...

Grenada Economy Facts

Grenada Economy Facts

Economical overview Grenada is heavily dependent on tourism and agriculture. The small economy is vulnerable to weather and wind as well as to fluctuations in the world economy, which became clear after the hurricanes...

Guatemala Economy Facts

Guatemala Economy Facts

Economical overview Agriculture has long been Guatemala’s main industry, but today the service sector is the largest. The manufacturing industry has also become an important source of income, as has the increase in tourism....

Haiti Economy Facts

Haiti Economy Facts

Economical overview Haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere and a large part of the population lives in deep poverty. The gap between the poor and the rich is huge. The country...

Honduras Economy Facts

Honduras Economy Facts

Economical overview Honduras is one of Latin America’s poorest countries. Historically, the economy has been completely dependent on coffee and banana exports, but during the 1990s production expanded. Nowadays, foreign-owned assembly plants, so-called maquilas,...

Jamaica Economy Facts

Jamaica Economy Facts

Economical overview Bauxite, tourism, telecommunications service centers as well as money shipments from Jamaicans abroad provide the main revenue in Jamaica. The informal sector is also important. In the 1960s, the economy was based...

Mexico Economy Facts

Mexico Economy Facts

Economical overview The ancient agricultural land of Mexico is still one of the world’s leading corn and vegetable growers, but since the beginning of the 20th century, oil extraction and later industry have become...

Antigua and Barbuda Economy Facts

Antigua and Barbuda Economy Facts

Economical overview Tourism is the main industry in Antigua and Barbuda. A significant portion of the state’s income comes from the sale of citizenship. Agricultural production is limited by drought and soil degradation. Since...

Bahamas Economy Facts

Bahamas Economy Facts

Economical overview The Bahamas is the richest of all independent states in the Caribbean and Latin America, per capita. Tourism is the dominant industry. Finance is also important. Economic developments differ greatly between the...

Barbados Economy Facts

Barbados Economy Facts

Economical overview Barbados is one of the most developed and prosperous countries in the Caribbean and also socially and politically stable. Gross domestic product per person is one of the highest in the Western...

Belize Economy Facts

Belize Economy Facts

Economical overview Belize’s main source of income is tourism, which accounts for a quarter of the gross domestic product of GDP and employs a fifth of the working population of the population. The second...

Bosnia and Herzegovina Economy Facts

Bosnia and Herzegovina Economy Facts

Economical overview Bosnia has had a hard time recovering after the armed conflict of the 1990s when GDP per capita fell to one fifth of what it was before the war. The transition to...

Canada Economy Facts

Canada Economy Facts

Economical overview Canada is a rich country with huge natural resources, well-educated manpower and high-tech industries. The manufacturing industry is still important to the country’s economy, but the service sector has grown rapidly. It...

Alabama Tenant-Landlord Law

Alabama Tenant-Landlord Law

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Alaska Tenant-Landlord Law

Alaska Tenant-Landlord Law

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Arizona Tenant-Landlord Law

Arizona Tenant-Landlord Law

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Arkansas Tenant-Landlord Law

Arkansas Tenant-Landlord Law

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California Tenant-Landlord Law

California Tenant-Landlord Law

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Colorado Tenant-Landlord Law

Colorado Tenant-Landlord Law

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