Burkina Faso Business & Trade Investment News


Ouagadougou is the main business centre and capital city of Burkina Faso and other major towns and cities include Bobo Dioulasso, Koudougou, Pouytenga, Banfora, Ouahigouya, Fada N’gourma, Dedougou, Tangin Dassouri, Kaya, Tenkodogo, Kindi, Ouargaye, Garango and Pissila.

The Burkina Faso economy is agriculture based, producing; corn, sheep, goats, cattle, cotton, for sale in the domestic market and for export to countries abroad. Meat products – hides and skins are also exported from Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso has deposits of gold, bauxite and manganese. The main industries of Burkina Faso include gold mining, sugar refinery, flour, rice, and textile mills, and cotton gins.

Some of the best business & trade investment opportunities in Burkina Faso include solar, renewable energy, fashion, lifestyle, FMCG, internet, mobile, ICT, IT, heavy machinery, construction materials & equipment. Read more on best Burkina Faso business investments


Starting Or Developing A Business in Burkina Faso


We advise international businesses, companies and corporations on the procedures and processes for the profitable export, import,  marketing, sales and distribution of products and goods in Burkina Faso.

Please contact us for a no obligation discussion regarding exporting, shipping, trade, business and investment opportunities in Burkina Faso, West Africa.


Burkina Supply Chains, Sales Agents & Distributors


We offer consultancy services on every aspect of importing, exporting and distributing into the Burkina Faso market, including supplier selection, sourcing trading partners, contract negotiation, favourable shipping terms, carrier and route selection, licensing, customs clearance, warehousing, sales and distribution, as well as any other area of concern for your company.


Travel, Holiday & Tourism Business in Burkina


As a French colony, Burkina Faso was called Upper Volta, after the Volta River. Its economy was closely integrated with France throughout its colonial period. Burkina Faso attained independence in 1960.

Being landlocked, Burkina Faso is bounded by Ghana, Togo, and Cote D’Ivoire to the south, Mali straddles the northwest, whilst Niger and Benin border the east. It has a land area of 274, 378 square kilometres covering a sloping plateau.

Burkina Faso forests are wild life preserves: animals inhabiting the preserves include; lions, elephants, crocodiles, monkeys, hippopotamus, and antelope. Its climate is tropical with an average rainfall of about 25 centimetres.


Shipping Cargo, Containers & Vehicles To Burkina Faso


Africa Import Export offer shipping and freight forwarding services for importers, exporters and trading companies shipping bulk cargo and 20ft, 40ft, 40ft HC (High Container) containers for delivery within Burkina Faso.

Our container shipping team can arrange the best quotes, lowest prices and cheapest costs for shipping bulk cargo, containers, cars, vehicles, trucks and heavy machinery to Burkina Faso from USA, UK, UAE, Europe, South America, Turkey, India and China