The statistical data on gross domestic product, cost structure of vanilla exports, production of meat, fish, and dairy products, consumer price index, and consolidated government financial operations of Comoros have been presented in this paper. The wage bill developments, consolidated net statement of public enterprises, monetary survey, summary statement of the central bank, volume and value of principal exports, geographical distribution of trade, external debt payments, arrears by creditors, and related economic indices have been included in the statistical data.

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The statistical data on gross domestic product, cost structure of vanilla exports, production of meat, fish, and dairy products, consumer price index, and consolidated government financial operations of Comoros have been presented in this paper. The wage bill developments, consolidated net statement of public enterprises, monetary survey, summary statement of the central bank, volume and value of principal exports, geographical distribution of trade, external debt payments, arrears by creditors, and related economic indices have been included in the statistical data.

Table 1.

Comoros: Gross Domestic Product by Sector at Current Market Prices, 1995-2001

(In millions of Comorian francs)

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Sources: Directorate of Statistics; and Fund staff estimates.

Including import duties and taxes.

REB = real estate business, and STE = services to enterprises.

Table 2.

Comoros: Gross Domestic Product by Sector at 1990 Constant Prices, 1995-2001

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Sources: Directorate of Statistics; and Fund staff estimates.

Including import duties and taxes.

REB = real estate business, and STE = services to enterprises.

Table 3.

Comoros: Source and Use of Resources at Current Market Prices, 1995-2001

(In millions of Comorian francs)

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Sources: Directorate of Statistics; and Fund staff estimates.
Table 4.

Comoros: Source and Use of Resources at 1990 Constant Prices, 1995-2001

(In millions of Comorian francs)

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Sources: Directorate of Statistics; and Fund staff estimates.
Table 5.

Comoros: Food Crop Production, 1995-2001

(In metric tons, unless otherwise indicated)

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Source: Directorate of Agriculture, Ministry of Agricultural Production, Marine Resources, and Environment.
Table 6.

Comoros: Livestock, 1995-2001

(In number of head)

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Source: Directorate of Breeding, Ministry of Agricultural Production, Marine Resources, and Environment.
Table 7.

Comoros: Production of Meat, Fish, and Dairy Products, 1995-2001

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Source: Directorate of Breeding, Ministry of Agricultural Production, Marine Resources, and Environment.
Table 8.

Comoros: Export Crop Production, 1995-2001

(In metric tons, unless otherwise indicated)

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Sources: Comorian Office of Vanilla; and Directorate of Projects, Ministry of Agricultural Production, Marine Resources, and Environment.

In 2000, includes only the production of Grande Comore and Moheli.

Conversion rate for ylang-ylang: 1:53 essence-to-flowers ratio.

Table 9.

Comoros: Prices of Export Crops, 1995-2001

(In Comorian francs per kilogram)

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Sources: Comorian Office of Vanilla; and General Directorate of Customs.

The yield from 5 kilograms of green vanilla is about 1 kilogram of dried vanilla.

Floor prices.

Table 10.

Comoros: Cost Structure of Vanilla Exports, 1995-2001

(In Comorian francs per kilogram of dried vanilla) 1/

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Sources: Comorian Office of Vanilla; and General Directorate of Customs.

The yield from 5 kilograms of green vanilla is about 1 kilogram of dried vanilla.

Equivalent dried vanilla.

From 1992, includes contributions to the Fonds de Solidarité Vanille.

Table 11.

Comoros: Production and Consumption of Electricity, 1995-2001

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Source: Electricity and water company (CEE).

The difference between production and consumption reflects power losses and fraud.

In 1997, strong disruptions at establishment level (long and frequent power cuts) prevented the production of data on consumption.

Table 12.

Comoros: Indicators of Tourism Activity, 1995-2001

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Source: General Directorate of Tourism, Ministry of Transportation and Tourism.

No official data have been provided by the Galawa Hotel.

Includes the Ylang-Ylang, Coelacantine, and Al Amal hotels.

The Sun Resorts Group includes the Galawa, Maloudja, and Itsandra hotels.

Includes the Kartala, and, since 1986, the Relais de Singali hotels.

Table 13.

Comoros: Indicators of Population, Employment, and Education, 1995-2001

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Source: Directorate of Statistics; Ministry of Health, Social Affairs, and Education.

For education, the 1999 data correspond to school-year 1998/99. The data for 1999/2000 and 2000/01 are not available.

Includes the training school for teachers.

Table 14.

Comoros: Consumer Price Index, 1995-99 1/

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Sources: Directorate of Statistics; and Fund staff estimates.

For Moroni only

Imports from the members of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf in 1995.

Sharp increase in spice prices in 1995.

Introduction of generic medicines in 1995.

Table 15.

Comoros: Consumer Price Index, 1999-2001 1/

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Source: Directorate of Statistics.

Consumer Price Index prior to 2000 not available due to change in the consumption basket in 2000.

Table 16.

Comoros: Prices of Essential Goods, 1995-2000 1/

(In Comorian francs per unit, unless otherwise indicated)

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Source: Directorate of Statistics.

Unit values of imports are calculated on the basis of imports, c.i.f.

Average retail price per liter at new stations.

The lower price is the tax-exempt price paid by the electricity and water company.

The higher price is for jet kerosene, sold only to civil aviation.

The rate imposed on households and the industries.

Table 17.

Comoros: Consolidated Government Financial Operations, 1995-2001

(In millions of Comorian francs)

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Sources: Ministry of Finance; and Fund staff estimates.

Excluding Anjouan for the last quarter of 1998.

Excluding Anjouan.

Expenditure made minus payments made.

Financing with the BIC and Central Bank.

Mainly claims of enterprises on the Treasury.

Table 18.

Comoros: Consolidated Government Revenue and Grants, 1995-2001

(In millions of Comorian francs)

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Sources: Ministry of Finance and Fund staff estimates.
Table 19.

Comoros: Consolidated Government Expenditure, 1995-2001 1/

(In millions of Comorian francs)

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Sources: Ministry of Finance; Technical Committee for the Surveillance of the Staff-Monitored Program; and Fund staff estimates.

Includes the expenditure of central government, provinces, the Retirement Fund, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Road Fund, as well as a statement of off-budget expenditure.