Fact Sheet: Madagascar - Canada's Priority Market

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Fast Facts

  • Capital: Antananarivo
  • Population (millions): 22.4
  • Total area: 581,540 km2
  • Currency: Franc MGF
  • Language (s): French, Malagasy

Economic Facts 2012

  • GDP ($ billions): 10.1
  • GDP per capita ($): 451
  • GDP growth (%): 1.9
  • Inflation (%): 6.5
  • Unemployment (%): Not available

Key Opportunities

  • Agriculture and processed foods
  • Consumer products
  • Mining

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 Madagascar$20.3$11 
 Canada’s merchandise imports from Madagascar$86 $18.3
 Canadian investment in MadagascarCommercially sensitive informationCommercially sensitive information
 Malagasy investment in CanadaNot availableNot available