The cacao tree is not cultivated, but grows wild in great abundance.
The principal agricultural products are coffee, cacau (cacao), sugar, Indian corn and beans.
The surrounding country is fertile and grows cacao, indigo, oranges, sugar-cane, corn and rice.
It is situated near the Guanajibo river, in a fertile agricultural region which produces sugar, coffee, fruit, cacao and tobacco.
Cacao, tobacco, cotton, rice and indigo are grown in the neighbouring country, and the town has a considerable trade in these and other commodities; it also manufactures sugar, fans and woven fabrics.