Côte d’Ivoire’s economy, the biggest in francophone West Africa, has been growing at formidable pace since the end of the political crisis in 2011, driven by public investments in infrastructure and private sector expansion. The country mostly exports commodities, such as cocoa and fuel products and has many opportunities for Canadian companies in various sectors; agriculture, mining, infrastructure, energy. Côte d’Ivoire’s strengths include its low external public debt ratio, high GDP growth rate trend and upbeat foreign investor sentiment about the country. The country is a member of the West African Economic and Monetary Union which has the convertibility of its currency guaranteed by the French treasury.
- Construction & Infrastructure
- Mining & Metals