jpete wrote:And I love when people hand me "Somalia" on a silver platter.
Here's what the CIA "World Factbook" says.Despite the lack of effective national governance, Somalia has maintained a healthy informal economy, largely based on livestock, remittance/money transfer companies, and telecommunications. Agriculture is the most important sector with livestock normally accounting for about 40% of GDP and more than 50% of export earnings.
GDP - real growth rate:
2.6% (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 132
https://www.cia.gov/library/publication ... os/so.html
2.6% is pretty good. But I'm sure the good ol' US of A is leaps and bounds better with all that nifty regulation and such.GDP - real growth rate:
1.8% (2011 est.)
country comparison to the world: 157
https://www.cia.gov/library/publication ... os/us.html
<insert sad trumpet noise here> Wah-wah....thanks for playing...please try again.
You keep trying that as if its a positive. You should definitely move there as it is truly a paradise.
BTW, what's their average annual income? Hint: Its really, really low...the same with their GDP, per capital GDP and every other economic indicator outside of current growth.
Your little trap (which you've tried on me at least 3 times now with Somalia) is pure crap. You know it, I know it, reality knows it.