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Labor force: 636,000 (2014); agriculture 60%, industry 15%, services 25%.
Agriculture: cocoa, coffee, sugar, palm oil, rubber; cattle; okoume (a tropical softwood); fish.
Member of French Community Communications: Telephones: main lines in use: 17,000 (2012); mobile cellular: 2.93 million (2012). Waterways: 1,600 km (310 km on Ogooue River) (2010).
The 1st Meeting of the African Union Customs Experts on the Development of a Trade Facilitation Strategy for Africa, commenced today in Libreville.
The Meeting is organized in line with the Action Plan for Boosting Intra-African Trade (BIAT), and fast tracking the establishment of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) by 2017 and also taking into account the conclusions of the 9th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference held in Bali, Indonesia in December 2013.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 1 September 2016: The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Dr.
Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, is closely monitoring the situation in Gabon, following the proclamation of the preliminary results of the 27 August 2016 presidential election.
President: Ali Bongo Ondimba (2009)Prime Minister: Daniel Ona Ondo (2014)Land area: 99,486 sq mi (257,669 sq km); total area: 103,346 sq mi (267,667 sq km)Population (2014 est.): 1,672,597 (growth rate: 1.94%); birth rate: 34.64/1000; infant mortality rate: 47.03/1000; life expectancy: 52.06 Capital and largest city (2014 est.): Libreville, 695,000Monetary unit: CFA Franc National name: République Gabonaise Current government officials Languages: French (official), Fang, Myene, Nzebi, Bapounou/Eschira, Bandjabi Ethnicity/race: Bantu tribes, including four major tribal groupings (Fang, Bapounou, Nzebi, Obamba); other Africans and Europeans, 154,000, including 10,700 French and 11,000 persons of dual nationality Religions: Christian 55%-75%, animist, Muslim less than 1% National Holiday: Independence Day, August 17Literacy rate: 82.3% (2012 est.)Economic summary: GDP/PPP (2014 est.): .28 billion; per capita ,600. Natural resources: petroleum, natural gas, diamond, niobium, manganese, uranium, gold, timber, iron ore, hydropower.
Industries: petroleum extraction and refining; manganese, gold; chemicals, ship repair, food and beverages, textiles, lumbering and plywood, cement.