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Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d’Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire Economic Outlook

  • The economy grew strongly for the fourth straight year in 2015, with booming agriculture, a better business climate, returning investors, but also international uncertainty; these trends should continue in 2016 and 2017.
  • The incumbent president was re-elected in October 2015 in a peaceful vote that was a big step in consolidating peace and economic confidence in the country.
  • Towns and cities have emerged because of the physical expansion of exported raw-material areas, but these urban centres are not very attractive because of poor electricity supply, inadequate logistics and fragmented regional policies.

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Key Facts

Capital: Abidjan
Area: 322,460 sq km
Total Population 2015: 20.3 Million
Urban Population 2015: 52.76%
Female Population 2015: 49.03%
GDP: US$ 27.9 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2015: US$ 1,220
Inflation Rate: 2.71%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 36.59%
Human Development Index (rank / 187): 168
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.432
Membership Date: 10/09/1964
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2015): UA 2.0 Billion

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West Africa Region

Mr. M. Janvier LITSE, Director West Africa Region

African Development Bank Group
24ème Etage, Immeuble CCIA, Plateau
01 Boite Postale 1387 Abidjan 01
Côte d’Ivoire

TEL. : (+225) 20 26 40 47