Puerto Rico has a diverse economy that is sustained mainly through the industrial sector. Up until the 1940's it was sugarcane production and later it was the agricultural sector that dominated Puerto Rico's economy. The agricultural sector focuses mainly on livestock like pigs, cattle and poultry.
Manufacturing of various goods wherein raw materials are used to produce finished products is one of Puerto Rico's major industries and accounts for approximately 40% of its GDP. Being part of the United States and one of the Caribbean Islands, Puerto Rico's biggest industry is still tourism and services related thereto. Agriculture also plays a small role in the country’s overall annual ...