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Economy of Alaska


The 2007 gross state product was $44.9 billion, 45th in the nation. Its per capita personal ... Major oil and gas reserves are found in the Alaska North Slope (ANS) and Cook Inlet basins. According ...

Economy of Alaska including Alaska Agriculture and Manufacturing ...


In terms of revenue generated, Alaska's top five agricultural products are greenhouse ... Tourism is a major sector of Alaska's economy attracting over one million ...

What are some major products of Alaska? - Ask.com


Alaska's major products include livestock, oil, timber and fish. Oil and seafood make up a majority of Alaska's...

Alaska Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about ...


Two former pulp mill sites in southeast Alaska are also the subject of major .... ( more than two million tons from Palmer in the mid-1990s) and petroleum products ...

An Introduction to the Economy of Alaska - Institute of Social and ...


But Alaska's remoteness from major markets, cold climate, mountainous .... There are two ways the Alaska economy can grow: by growing basic industries, or.

Anchorage: Economy - Major Industries and Commercial Activity


The federally funded Alaska Railroad gave Anchorage its start; later the military ... While the sector only accounts for two percent of the local employment, the ...

Alaska: Agricultural Facts & Statistics | Ag Facts & Stats | Farm Flavor


Known for its fishing, logging and gold, the state's top agriculture products include ... Greenhouse and nursery crops are the fastest-growing segment of Alaska's ...

Modern Alaska | Alaska History and Cultural Studies


Oil production and federal spending make up two-thirds of that base. ... high, value-added (processed) products would not be able to compete favorably when  ...

Alaska Agriculture from StuffAboutStates.com


Jun 26, 2013 ... Provides tables listing most important agricultural products of the state, ... This table lists Alaska's top commodities in each of Alaska's two agriculutural groups, ... As the statistics tell us, Alaska is not a major agricultural state.

Alaska Agriculture - Midnight Sun Family Learning Center


In terms of revenue generated, Alaska's top five agricultural products are ... Flowering plants come from two kinds of seeds: Monocotyledons and Dicotyledons.

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Economy, Alaska Kids' Corner, State of Alaska


Tourism is also a major sector of Alaska's economy attracting over 1.1 million visitors ... supplies world markets with logs, lumber, pulp, and other forest products.

Top 5 Industries in Alaska: Which Are Strongest Parts of the Economy?


Feb 23, 2015 ... The strongest parts of Alaska's economy are rooted in the state's abundant natural resources, and the top five industries in Alaska reflect that ...

Alaska: Economy - Infoplease


Economy Alaska has very little agriculture, ranking last in the nation in number ... most valuable farm commodities are greenhouse and dairy products and potatoes. ... Anchorage and Dutch Harbor are major fishing ports, and the freezing and ...