Seychelles REPUBLIC OF SEYCHELLES

International Treaties
Paris Convention
PCT
WIPO
WTO

Problems
Economic instability
Government land confiscations issues
High regulatory and tax costs
Most highly indebted country in the world
Overvalued currency

Currency
Seychelles Rupee

Dialing Code
248

Internet Domain
.sc

Seychelles
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
23 crèches, 25 primary schools, 13 secondary schools

Employment Majority
Public sector

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Main Exports
Canned tuna, frozen fish, cinnamon bark, copra, petroleum products

Main Imports
Machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, petroleum products

Main Industries
Fishing, tourism, processing of coconuts and vanilla, coir (coconut fiber) rope, boat building, printing, furniture, beverages

CULTURE

Languages
French, English

Population
84 000 (2009 estimate)

Religion
Roman Catholic, Anglican

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Victoria

Climate
Tropical, humid
(Seychelles is outside the cyclone belt)

Neighbouring Countries
(Seychelles is an island of the coast of Madagascar)

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