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To strengthen the economic development and growth, the government of Timor-Leste has been trying to diversify its economic sector from petroleum sector.

Here are some of the potential;
  • Cement
  • Mineral water
  • Sodium (salt)
  • Marble
  • Ceramic
  • Apparel
  • Mineral ores and
  • Other materials.

In addition, Government of Timor-Leste provide continues support to its private sector in providing basic means to farmers, such as seed, fertilizers and spays.
It also support the development of processing industries, particularly agriculture food product of the domestic market, construction material for the replacement of imported materials, small-scale manufacturing industries of (currently imported) food products, such as salt and water.