American Samoa

Official Name: The Territory of American Samoa
Sovereign Status: US Dependency
Government Type: Presidential Democracy
Official Name (Local Language): Territory of American Samoa
ISO Country Codes: AS : ASM
Internet Domain: .as
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Capital: Pago Pago Main Airports: Pago Pago International Airport
Language(s): Samoan Population: 46,366
Currency: US Dollar ISO Currency Code: USD
Telephone Dial In: +1 684 ID Prefix: 011

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American Samoa

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Central Bank: U.S. Federal Reserve Bank
Currency USD Exchange Rate: American Samoa uses the US Dollar
Unemployment Rate: 29.8% (2005)
Population below poverty line: NA
Inflation Rate: -0.5% (2015 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: NA
GDP: $658 million (2016 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $11,200 (2016 est.)
Currency Name: US Dollar
Currency Code: USD
World Bank Classification: Upper Middle Income

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 27.4% bananas, coconuts, vegetables, taro, breadfruit, yams, copra, pineapples, papayas; dairy products, livestock
Industry: 12.4% tuna canneries (largely supplied by foreign fishing vessels), handicrafts
Services: 60.2%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

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American Samoa

Subject to Country Specific Sanctions? NO

Business Language(s): English
Customs & Excise: Department of Treasury
Development Bank(s): The Development Bank of American Samoa;
Competitive Ind’l Performance: N/A Corruption Perceptions Index: N/A
Ease of Doing Business: N/A Enabling Trade Index: N/A
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$0.615 billion (2016 est.)

Main Imports:

raw materials for canneries, food, petroleum products, machinery and parts


$0.428 billion (2016 est.)

Main Exports:

canned tuna 93%

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Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

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