Official Name: The Republic of Yemen
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: In Transition
Official Name (Local Language): Al Jumhuriyah al Yamaniyah
ISO Country Codes: YE : YEM
Internet Domain: .ye
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Capital: Sanaa Main Airports: Aden International Airport, Al Janad Airport, Hodeida International Airport, Sana'a International Airport
Language(s): Arabic Population: 30,984,689
Currency: Yemeni Rial ISO Currency Code: YER
Telephone Dial In: +967 ID Prefix: 00

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Central Bank: Central Bank of Yemen
GDP: $73.63 billion (2017 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $2,500 (2017 est.)
Currency & USD Exchange Rate: Yemeni Rial
Currency Code: YER
World Bank Classification: Low-Income Economy

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 23.6% grain, fruits, vegetables, pulses, qat, coffee, cotton; dairy products, livestock (sheep, goats, cattle, camels), poultry; fish
Industry: 8.9% crude oil production and petroleum refining; small-scale production of cotton textiles, leather goods; food processing; handicrafts; aluminum products; cement; commercial ship repair; natural gas production
Services: 67.5%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

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Subject to Country Specific Sanctions? EU and OFAC

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Business Language(s): Arabic; English
Customs & Excise: Yemen Customs Authority
Development Bank(s): The Yemen Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Islamic Development Bank;
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 140/141 (2019) Corruption Perceptions Index: 176/180 (2022 Rank)
Ease of Doing Business: N/A Enabling Trade Index: 134/136 (2016)
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The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce is a not-for profit membership organisation established in 1975 under the General Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture for the Arab Countries. The Chamber has a unique function in the promotion of bilateral trade and investment between Britain and the Arab countries. To achieve this we work in close co-operation with government ministries, official trade and investment bodies, Arab diplomatic missions in London, the British Chambers of Commerce, the League of Arab States, leading Arab businesses and Chambers of Commerce in the Arab world.

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