International Trade in Senegal

International Trade in Senegal

With a GDP per capita of USD 1,066, Senegal has, for a long time, experienced one of the highest growth rates of the UEMOA (West African Economic and Monetary Union).  Structural reforms have created an important change in the economic environment of Senegal, notably thanks to the... Read more

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Overview About International Trade in Senegal

Main Industry Sectors

The primary sector employs 77% of the active population and contributes about 15% to the GDP. The Senegalese agriculture is characterized by being highly vulnerable to climatic hazards and locust threats. Senegal's main crops are peanuts, black-eyed peas, cassava, watermelons, millet, rice and corn.  The country is relatively poor in natural resources.

The secondary sector contributes approximately a quarter to the GDP. It is based on the production of fertilizers and phosphoric acid to be sent to India and peanut processing (oil and cattle meal) and seafood (despite a growing depletion in the resource).

The tertiary sector contributes 60% to the GDP. It benefits from the excellence of the telecommunications infrastructure, which favors investments in teleservices and the Internet.

 

Economic Overview

With a GDP per capita of USD 1,066, Senegal has, for a long time, experienced one of the highest growth rates of the UEMOA (West African Economic and Monetary Union).  Structural reforms have created an important change in the economic environment of Senegal, notably thanks to the privatization of a number of public companies in the areas of agriculture and infrastru...

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