ISLE OF MAN
The Isle Of Man is located in the Irish Sea, between Ireland and Great Britain. Its total
area is 588 square kilometres.
72,017 (July, 1994 estimate)
The Isle Of Man is a British crown dependency.
The legal system in the Isle Of Man is based on English law and local statutes.
The Isle Of Man telecommunication system is more than adequate.
Offshore banking, manufacturing and tourism are key sectors of the economy. The
government's policy of offering incentives to high-technology companies and financial
institutions to locate on the island has paid off in expanding employment opportunities
in high-income industries. As a result, agriculture and fishing, once the mainstays of
the economy, have declined in their shares of GNP. Banking now contributes
about 45% to GNP. Trade is mostly with the United Kingdom. The Isle of Man enjoys
free access to European Union markets.
The Isle Of Man's main industries are offshore financial services, light manufacturing
1 Manx pound (£M) = 100 pence
Manx pounds (£M) per US$1 - 0.6699 (January, 1994)
The Manx pound is at par with the British pound
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