About Puerto Rico

The country’s total nominal GDP is $98.76 billion, which is the 98th highest in the world. Its per capita GDP is $26,588, which is the 35th highest in the world. This means that Puerto Ricans have a very high standard of living.

Puerto Rico’s economy thrives from tourism, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and technology.

Their main exports today include chemicals, electronics, tuna, rum and medical equipment. Their main imports include oil, food, clothing and machinery.

Puerto Rico’s main trading partner is the United States. They also trade heavily with the Dominican Republic and the United Kingdom.

Puerto Rico is considered a territory of the United States. Its official name is the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

The above background information was quoted from: http://nationfacts.net