Fact Sheet: Côte d'Ivoire - Canada's Priority Market

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Fast Facts

  • Capital: Abidjan
  • Population (millions): 23.4
  • Total area: 318,000 km2
  • Currency: Franc CFA
  • Language (s): French, 60 native dialects

Economic Facts 2012

  • GDP ($ billions): 24.6
  • GDP per capita ($): 1,053
  • GDP growth (%): 9.8
  • Inflation (%): 1.13
  • Unemployment (%): Not available

Key Opportunities

  • Education
  • Mining
  • Sustainable technologies

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 20122007
Canada’s merchandise exports to Côte d’Ivoire$541.6$17.5
Canada’s merchandise imports from Côte d’Ivoire$37.7$283.4
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