The Economy of T&T

  1. Natural resources of T&T
  2. Renewable and Nonrenewable resources
  3. Tourism in T&T

Natural Resources of Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago is the wealthiest island state in the Caribbean. The country’s economy is primarily industrial, with an emphasis on petroleum and petrochemicals. The country has large reserves and exploitation of oil and natural gas. Petrochemical, aluminium, and plastics projects are in various stages of planning.

Trinidad and Tobago has many natural resources, this includes vegetation includes wild flowers, many flowering shrubs and trees, palms, giant aroids, and large broad-leaved varieties. Natural animal life includes a few species of mammals, monkeys among them, and many reptiles and birds.

The mountains are covered with tropical rain froest; and the plains have mangrove swamps and savannahs. There are rivers, waterfalls and jungle-green shores.

Morang River, St. Joseph, Trinidad.

Activity: Draw a map of Trinidad and Tobago.

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