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International Trade in Abidjan (Business): 60% of the GDP of Ivory Coast

The city of Abidjan it is the economic capital and the educational centre of Ivory Coast (West Africa)

  1. Ivorian district: Abidjan Autonomous District (2,119 km²)
  2. Abidjan is the largest Ivorian economy: 60% of the GDP of Ivory Coast

Main sectors of the Abidjanais economy:

  1. Textile industry: cotton transformation and export, 24% of the Ivorian industrial value added
  2. Agrifood industry: coffee, cocoa, palm oil, rubber, beverages, pineapple, mangoes...
  3. Off-shore oil industry
  4. Chemical industry
  5. Public works
  6. Precious metals export
  7. Wood processing industry
  8. Service sector: trade, banking, Foreign Trade, Transport...
    1. Regional exchange of real estate securities SA
  9. Informal economy

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Business in Ivory Coast, Abidjan, Yamoussoukro, Cocoa, African Frontier Market (Foreign Trade, Exports) Ivory Coast (Abidjan)

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Abidjan, Ivory Coast (Foreign Trade, Business)

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The Port of Abidjan is the second largest African port:

Port of Abidjan (Ivory Coast)

Foreign Trade and Business in Abidjan

  1. Ivorian Department: Lagunes Region
  2. Population of Abidjan: 6.2 million Abidjanais (20% of the Ivorian population)
    1. Population in 1950: 50,000 of Abidjanais (fin 1948)
    2. Population in 1975: 1 million Abidjanais
    3. Population in 2006: 3.6 million Abidjanais
    4. Abidjan is the most populated Ivorian city
    5. Abidjan is the second West-African City by population (the first is Lagos, Nigeria)
  3. The main Abidjanais languages are French and Ébrié
    1. Other spoken languages in Abidjan are Attié, Baoulé, Bété and Wobé
  4. The main religions in Abidjan are Christianity, Islam, and the African Traditional Religions

Transport and Logistics (Ivory Coast)

Distances from Abidjan to:

  1. Yamoussoukro: 236 kilometres
  2. Korhogo: 569 kilometres
  3. Bouaké: 342 kilometres
  4. Daloa: 373 kilometres
  5. Man: 585 kilometres
  6. San-Pédro: 493 kilometres
  7. Bamako (Mali): 1,000 kilometres

Foreign Trade and Business in Ivory Coast

Access to the Dakar-Lagos Corridor

Access to the Benin-Niger-Burkina Faso-Ivory Coast Railway loop

Benin-Niger-Burkina Faso-Ivory Coast Railway Loop

Railway: Abidjan (Ivory Coast)- Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)

SKBO Cross-border Axis

  1. Sikasso: the second Malian city by population
  2. Korhogo: the fourth Ivorian city
  3. Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso)

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Higher Education (Abidjan, Ivory Coast)

  1. University Félix Houphouët-Boigny (Abidjan)
  2. University Nangui Abrogoua (Abidjan)
  3. Catholic University of West Africa
  4. University of Sciences and Technologies of Ivory Coast
  5. French University of Abidjan
  6. University International of Gran-Bassam

History of Ivory Coast

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