The chief industries are weaving, leather-making, dyeing and working in iron and pottery.
The manufactures consist of weaving, embroidery, gold and silver work, shell-carving and pottery.
Farming, horsebreeding, linen-weaving and the manufacture of olive-oil are the chief local industries.
Its industrial activity is not great, but there are manufactures of machinery, chemicals, paper, tobacco and sugar; these are made chiefly in or near the large towns, while linen-weaving is practised as a domestic industry.
Elastic web weaving by power looms is carried on to a great extent, and the manufacture of lace and net curtains, gimp trimmings, braids and cords.