COUNTRY PROFILE

COUNTRY
CÔTE D'IVOIRE
REGION
WESTERN AFRICA
CAPITAL CITY
YAMOUSSOUKRO
POPULATION
20.8 MIL
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
FRENCH
CURRENCY
CFA FRANC (XOF)


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ECONOMIC INDICATORS

GDP
34.3
BILLION US$
GDP (PER CAPITA)
1155
US$
GDP GROWTH
9.5%
INFLATION CONSUMER PRICES
2.5%
CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCE
-1.1
BILLION US$
UNEMPLOYMENT
5.3%
LENDING INTEREST RATE
3.5%
EXPORTS OF GOODS & SERVICES
43.6%
OF GDP
IMPORTS OF GOODS & SERVICES
39.6%
OF GDP
TAX REVENUE
19.7%
OF GDP

POLITICAL STRUCTURE

HEAD OF STATE

ALASSANE DRAMANE OUATTRA

EXECUTIVE ELECTIONS

EXPECTED
2020

LEGISLATIVE STRUCTURE

UNICAMERAL LEGISLATIVE

LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS

EXPECTED
2016

GDP PROFILE

AGRICULTURE
25.9%
INDUSTRY
21.9%
SERVICES
52.1%

EXPORTS

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
48.5%
FUELS & MINING PRODUCTS
22.2%
MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS
27.9%

EASE OF DOING BUSINESS RANKING

2015

2014

STARTING A BUSINESS

44

124

DEALING WITH CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

180

179

REGISTERING PROPERTY

124

138

2015

2014

PROTECTING INVESTORS

146

153

PAYING TAXES

175

173

ENFORCING CONTRACTS

72

80

ADDITIONAL INSIGHT

STOCK EXCHANGE CAPITALIZATION

US $ 7.6 BILLION

NET OFFICIAL DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE

US $ 2.6 BILLION

URBAN POPULATION (% OF TOTAL)

52%

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT

US $ 478.4 MILLION

INTERNET PENETRATION RATE

2.4%

MOBILE PHONE SUBSCRIPTION RATE

91%

TOTAL OIL PRODUCTION

37650 BPD

GLOBAL TERRORISM INDEX

34 * 1 IS MOST TERRORISM. 116 IS LEAST

MO IBRAHIM GOOD GOVERNANCE RATING

44 * 1 IS BEST GOVERNANCE. 52 IS WORST GOVERNANCE

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SOURCES
TRADING ECONOMICS INDICATORS
CIA WORLD FACT BOOK
IBRAHIM INDEX OF AFRICAN GOVERNANCE
WORLD BANK DOING BUSINESS 2015
WORLD BANK 2013/2014
WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION TRADE REPORTS