International Trade in Ivory Coast

International Trade in Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast's economy has been slowly declining since the outbreak of the armed rebellion in September 2002, which resulted in the discontinuation of most foreign aid (except humanitarian aid), thus increasing the domestic and foreign debt and causing a drastic reduction of foreign and... Read more

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  • MARS EXIM PVT LTD

    MARS EXIM PVT LTD

    Direct Marketing, Ivory Coast

    Our company is Govt. of India Recognized Export House .Our main line of products are Light engineering goods which includes : •...
  • LBTP (Laboratoire du Bâtiment et des Travaux Publics)

    LBTP (Laboratoire du Bâtiment et des Travaux Publics)

    Engineering Consulting, Ivory Coast

    Le LBTP est votre partenaire dans les domaines suivants : Etude des sols et de fondations , d'ouvrages de Génie Civil et de...

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  • M&A EXPORT

    M&A EXPORT

    Textiles/Apparel Sales and Distribution, Ivory Coast

      Wholesale company of stock clothes and shoes , offer you more then 30 european brands available , in total look for man and woman...
  • Sepiolite Africa

    Sepiolite Africa

    Metal Sales and Distribution, Ivory Coast

    Sepiolite Africa is a mining company commissioned in 2011. The company owns a mine situated in the Gobabis District of Namibia �...

Overview About International Trade in Ivory Coast

Main Industry Sectors

Ivory Coast's economy is mainly based on agriculture. The sector contributes to almost one fourth of the GDP and employs two-thirds of the country's active population. Ivory Coast is one of the world's largest producers of cocoa and it is one of the world's biggest exporters of cocoa beans, coffee and palm oil. The country's production of rubber has increased substantially in these recent years.
Ivory Coast produces oil and gas. The oil sector is beginning to have more importance in the country's economy, with a growth rate of 1.2% in 2008. There are some mining activities in the country, namely gold, diamonds and nickel. However, in 2005, the UN Security Council banned diamond exports, which were suspected of financing weapons used in the country's civil wars.

The industrial sector contributes to nearly one fourth of the GDP. The country's main industrial sectors are food-processing, textiles, construction materials, fertilizers, tuna canning, and assembling motorbikes, vehicles and bicycles.

In the last recent years, the tertiary sector has been showing a rapid growth (3.1% in 2009). Services contribute nearly 50% to the GDP. Today, the activity in the telec...

News Related to International Trade in Ivory Coast

  • Moroccan Group Agentis to Build a $ 50 mln Hospital in Ivory Coast - Aug 07, 2019

    The construction works of the Adzopé Regional Hospital Center, 100 km north of Abidjan, entrusted to the Moroccan company Agentis which has proven expertise in the field of health infrastructure and medical equipment manufacturing, were launched Saturday by Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara. The construction of this new facility ($ 50 million) is part of the implementation of a Memorandum of Understanding between Ivory Coast and Agentis.

    Source: KINGDOM OF MOROCCO

  • More rain and sun needed ahead of Ivory Coast main cocoa crop, say farmers - Jul 23, 2019

    Rains were below average last week in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa growing regions and more sun was needed for the main October-to-March main crop to develop well, farmers said on Monday.

    Source: Reuters

  • Abundant rains offer good prospects for main Ivory Coast cocoa crop: farmers - Jul 09, 2019

    Above-average rainfall mixed with sunshine in Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week could boost the forthcoming October-to-March main crop, farmers said on Monday.

    Source: Reuters