Agriculture, forestry and fisheries are still important economic sectors as part of the national economy.
Agricultural purchases support the rest of the economy
Farmers demand many resources, capital goods and services. Primarily, the small and medium-sized businesses from trade, crafts and trades have economically close relation to agriculture.
Many farms also use a wide range of services. These range from advice on maintenance work to animal health and quality monitoring. Production-related expenditure in agriculture can amount to billion dollars every year. Government use finances from the agricultural sector to invest in machinery and buildings.