Comoros economy grew 1.1 % in 1999 -central bank

Economic growth in the Indian Ocean Comoro islands slowed to 1.1% in 1999 from 1.2% in 1998, the central bank said on Thursday.

Political turbulence has undermined the economy of the archipelago since the island of Anjouan declared its secession from the Federal Islamic Republic of Comoros in 1997.

The central bank said economic growth had been supported by an increase in production of the country's main cash crops.

Revenues from vanilla, the Comoros' main cash crop, rose 73% to 1,835 billion

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