Belize economy is based mainly on agriculture and agro-based industry, business sectors and tourism industry. Sugar, the chief crop, accounts for nearly half of exports, while the banana industry is the country's largest employer. The chief industries that cater to the GDP of the country are garment industries, food processing industries and construction industries. Belize's economic performance is highly prone to external market changes and variations. Belize's future economic growth is linked to the improvement of technology and physical infrastructure Currently USA is the major trade partner and Belize also trades with U.K., European Union, Canada, Mexico, and Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states.