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Can someone give a brief overview which resources can be processed into by which industry building?

I know for example that you can make jewels out of gold in the jewel factory, but what can you do with iron or salt?

Are there resources that are only good for exporting? Which resources are there that you can only get by import?

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  • Bauxite has no use aside from exporting as far as I've seen.
  • Canneries turn coffee, fish, and pineapple into canned versions of those products.
  • Cigar factories turn tobacco into cigars.
  • Jewelry Factories convert gold into Jewelry and Fine Jewelry.
  • Lumber Mills can convert logs into lumber. Furniture shops can turn lumber into furniture.
  • Oil Refineries convert crude oil into refined oil.
  • Rum Distilleries convert sugar into rum and spiced rum.
  • Salt cannot be refined, but having a salt mine boosts the production of canneries and ranches.
  • Weapons Factories convert iron into weapons.
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Bauxite is an ore of Aluminum in real life - is Aluminum in the game? If not, it's probably export only. – Raven Dreamer Oct 10 '11 at 3:01
@RavenDreamer: There is no aluminum processing, nor is the material available for import/export. – Shaun Oct 10 '11 at 3:07
Perfect, exactly the answer I was hoping for. – atticae Oct 10 '11 at 6:18

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