Mineral production is limited Album) a few of the continental islands, such as New Caledonia, New Guinea, and New Zealand. The manufacturing sector, except in Hawaii and New Zealand, is mostly undeveloped and limited to processing fish and agricultural products and producing handicrafts. Regional electricity is generated largely from imported fuels.
Tourism and remittances from expatriates only partially offset the trade deficits. Frozen or canned fish, mineralscopracocoacoffeeteaand spices are among the leading exports, mainly to Japan, Francethe United States, and Australia. Machinery and transport equipment, mineral fuels, food, and manufactured goods are among the chief imports and come mainly from Australia, France, Japan, and the United States.
Tourism is very important to the Pacific Ocean islands. Attractions include fine beaches, good fishing and boating, and Pacific Islands - Houseworks - Vocal Expressions 2 (CD customs and crafts. French Polynesia, Guam, Hawaii, Fiji, and New Zealand have the most developed tourist sectors, but many of the other islands place a priority on developing facilities. Most Pacific Islands that are overseas territories of other countries receive budgetary and development aid, mainly from the continental governing countries, while the smaller independent island states receive aid particularly from Australia and New Zealand, as well as from Japan, the United Kingdomand the United States.
Air transport and interisland shipping are the principal means of transport. Many of the island groups have international airports. Extensive road networks are limited to the larger islands. The remainder of this article covers the history of the region. For discussion of the arts and cultures of the region, see the articles Oceanic art and architectureOceanic music and danceOceanic literatureAlbum), Melanesian cultureMicronesian cultureand Polynesian culture.
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