Official Name: The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Semi-Presidential Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Republika Demokratika Timor Lorosa'e; Republica Democratica de Timor-Leste
ISO Country Codes: TL : TLS
Internet Domain: .tl
Government Web Site: http://timor-leste.gov.tl
Capital: Dili Main Airports: Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport
Language(s): Portuguese;Tetun Prasa Population: 1,413,958
Currency: US Dollar ISO Currency Code: USD
Telephone Dial In: +670 ID Prefix: None

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Government Website: http://timor-leste.gov.tl
Central Bank: Banco Central de Timor-Leste
Currency USD Exchange Rate: Timor-Leste uses the US Dollar
Unemployment Rate: 4.4% (2014 est.)
Population below poverty line: 41.8% (2014 est.)
Inflation Rate: 0.6% (2017 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 15.40% (2019 - World Bank)
GDP: $2.775 billion (2017 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $3,553 (2019 est.)
Currency Name: US Dollar
Currency Code: USD
World Bank Classification: Lower Middle Income

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 7.5% coffee, rice, corn, cassava (manioc, tapioca), sweet potatoes, soybeans, cabbage, mangoes, bananas, vanilla
Industry: 68% printing, soap manufacturing, handicrafts, woven cloth
Services: 24.4%

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Business Language(s): Portuguese
Customs & Excise: Timor-Leste Ministry of Finance
Development Bank(s): Asian Development Bank;
Competitive Ind’l Performance: N/A Corruption Perceptions Index: 86/180 (2020)
Ease of Doing Business: 181/190 (2019) Enabling Trade Index: N/A
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