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Secondary Sector


Famagusta (Gazimagusa) port
Courtesy Office of the "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus," Washington

The secondary sector of the Turkish Cypriot economy, consisting of manufacturing, energy, mining, and construction, had shown strong growth since 1977. In 1977 the secondary sector made up 13.8 percent of the "TRNC's" GDP, and by 1990, it had grown to 21 percent. In 1990 manufacturing was the sector's most important branch, accounting for 12.3 percent of GDP; construction's share was 7.3 percent; mining's share was a negligible 0.3 percent; and energy-related activities accounted for 1.7 percent.

Data as of January 1991