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Canada-Côte-d'Ivoire fact sheet

Official Title:
Republic of Côte d’Ivoire

General Information

Capital: Yamoussoukro
Population (million): 26.96
Total Area: 322,460km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 443.12 Franc CFA (XOF) (2020- Annual average)
National Holiday: 7 August, Independence Day
Language(s): French, 60 local languages

Political Information

Type of State:
Republic

Type of Government:
Bicameral Assembly, with a National Assembly of 255 members elected by universal suffrage for a term of 5 years, and a Senate of 99 people with one third of the members appointed by the President of the Republic and two-thirds elected by indirect suffrage of municipal and regional councilors.

Head of State:
President Alassane Dramane OUATTARA

Head of Government:
Hamed Bakayoko

Ministers:
Economy and Finance : Adama KONE
Foreign Affairs : Ally COULIBALY

Main Political Parties:
Front populaire ivoirien or FPI (Pascal AffiN’Guessan); Democratic Party of Cote d’Ivoire-African Democratic Rally or PDCI-RDA (Henri Konan Bédié); Rally of Houphouëtists for Democracy and Peace or RHDP (AlassaneOuattara)

Elections:
Next: October 31, 2020 (Presidential).

Economic Information (2020)

Comparative figures
Type Côte-d’Ivoire Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 80.79 2,162.38
GDP per capita: ($) 2,997.00 56,945.03
GDP growth rate: (%) 2.28 -5.4
Inflation: (%) 2.5 0.72
Unemployment: (%) 0 9.6

Source: IMF (estimates)

Product Trade and Investment (2020)

Canadian exports to country: $65,428,235
Canadian imports from country: $337,878,205
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in the country: $1,030 million

Source: Statistics Canada

Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Interim

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Interim

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the figure is unavailable.

Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Côte-d’Ivoire
Year Exports Imports
2016 $67,275,128 $423,345,491
2017 $38,524,758 $320,199,752
2018 $44,167,196 $456,988,320
2019 $57,297,216 $546,626,581
2020 $65,428,235 $337,878,205
21 HS Sections (2020)
Canada - Côte-d’Ivoire
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $2,803,472 $82,122
02 Veg. Prod. $6,263,058 $2,708,026
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $31,250 $61,654
04 Food Prod. $302,229 $261,965,410
05 Mineral Prod. $158,450 $56,671,577
06 Chemical Prod. $2,222,915 $606,566
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $449,181 $14,641,454
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $63 $2,093
09 Wood Prod. $2,271 $892,778
10 Paper Prod. $362,097 $47
11 Textiles Prod. $688,542 $16,433
12 Dress Access. $377 $3,173
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $31,582 $12,926
14 Precious Metals/stones $4,200 $940
15 Base Metal Prod. $927,751 $173,560
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $7,300,357 $26,128
17 Vehicles and Equip. $38,878,423 $5,479
18 Specialized Inst. $3,656,979 $6,264
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $104,478 $1,221
21 Antiques $ $24


May 2021
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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