Spratly Islands Economy - 2002
SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Economy - overview
Economic activity is limited to commercial fishing. The proximity to nearby oil- and gas-producing sedimentary basins suggests the potential for oil and gas deposits, but the region is largely unexplored, and there are no reliable estimates of potential reserves; commercial exploitation has yet to be developed.
NOTE: The information regarding Spratly Islands on this page is re-published from the 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Spratly Islands Economy 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Spratly Islands Economy 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.