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Cote d’Ivoire

 
     
     
     
  Country Profile  
     
 
  • Key macro economic indicators of Cote d'Ivoire:

  • Gross Domestic Products: $32.7 billion

  • GDP composition by sector:

  • Agriculture 28%

  • Industry 21.3%

  • Services 50.7%

  • Per Capita Income $ 1,800

  • Labor Force 8,509 Million

  • Unemployment 40-50% (Due to the civil war)

  • Poverty 42%

  • Labor Force by Occupation

  • Agriculture 68%

  • Industry N/A%

  • Services N/A%

  • Total Land area 1,648,195 sq km

  • Arable land 9.78% of total land area

  • Agriculture Land area 20,200,000 ha

  • Major export earning sector: Cocoa bean of the export

  • Largest exporter of Cocoa in the world

  • 35% of world export

  • Other export items: Cashews, Cigarettes.

  • Share of Agriculture in export 41%

  • Other export items

  • Coffee, Timber, Bananas, Pineapple and Fish

  • Export Value: 10.47 billion

  • Import Value: 6.95 billion

  • Import significant amount of jute around (9th largest importer in 2009)

 

 
     
  Statistical Data  
     
  Imports of raw jute, kenaf and allied fibres:   10,000 MT (2009) -12,900 MT (2005)  
     
 

 
     
     
     
  Associate Members:  
     
 
FILTISAC S.A
  • Established in 1965

  • Started production in 1967

  • Production capacity of 30 Million bag every year

  • Employs 1,200 workmen in three shifts

  • Joined IJSG in 2003

 
     
     
  Other Information:  
     
 
  • Largest Cocoa Exporter of the world. Roughly need 20 Million Jute bags every year for packaging of Cocoa.

  • Heavily dependent on agriculture (68% agricultural population)

  • Has background of jute production

  • Has a jute mill in Abidjan named FILTISAC S.A (Associate member of IJSG.

  • Consistence buyer of raw jute

  • Member of ICO and ICCO

 
 
     
     

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