Its industries include manufactures of cotton stuffs, alcohol and soap.
Of food-stuffs the people do not produce enough for their own consumption.
The long hair is shorn every summer, and woven into a variety of stuffs used by the Arab for clothing himself and his family, and covering his tent.
While importation of raw cotton increases importations of cotton thread and of cotton stuffs have rapidly decreased.
Hence, as current fattening food-stuffs go - assuming, of course, that they are not abnormally low in the nitrogenous constituents - they are, as foods, more valuable in proportion to their richness in digestible and available nonnitrogenous than to that of their nitrogenous constituents.