Suriname: Wealthy or Not?

Suriname Agriculture Industry Commerce

The agriculture only plays a secondary role in Suriname's economy. .4 percent of the country's total land area is cultivable. In 1945, they reconstructed and redeveloped plantations and developed several production in agriculture, industry, and commerce. Their agricultural production caters rice, sugar, bananas, citrus fruits, coffee, coconuts, palm oil, and other food crops. Suriname's workforce totaled to 104,000; furthermore, it has a lot of small unions that represent different workplaces and enterprises. Fishing has also become significant, the main commercial catch is shrimp which totaled to 1,650 tons in the year 2003. Also, Suriname is one of the largest producers of bauxite and alumina, this is why its mining production keeps progressing every year.