Ivory Coast Imports, Exports & Business Investments
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 through the tax and duty free trade zones in Ivory Coast, West Africa.
Abidjan is the capital city of Cote d’Ivoire, whilst Yamoussoukro is the administrative headquarters. Other major towns and cities in Cote d’Ivoire include Bouake, Daloa, San-Pedro, Divo, Korhogo, Anyama, Abengourou, Man, Gagnoa, Soubre, Agboville, Dabou and Bouafle
We offer consultancy services on every aspect of importing, exporting and distributing into the Ivory Coast 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
Major Imports, Exports, Industries & Business Investments in Ivory Coast
The Ivory Coast economy is agriculture based. Cocoa, copra, pineapples, rubber, palm oil and kernel, coffee, wood, cotton, and various fruits are farmed in the Ivory Coast for sale in the domestic market and for export to countries abroad.
Ivory Coast mineral and resource deposits include: uranium, manganese, nickel, copper, gold, diamond, and crude oil. The main industries in Ivory Coast are: cocoa and chocolate, and petroleum plants. The principal export of Ivory Coast is cocoa beans.
Business, Commercial & Trade Investment Opportunities in Cote d’Ivoire
As a colony of France, and at independence in 1960, it was called Ivory Coast. The change to the French version, Cote d’Ivoire was made much later. Both names derive from the abundant ivory trade in the country.
Cote d’Ivoire occupies a total landmass of about 322,464 square kilometres. Ivory Coast is bordered by Ghana to the east, Liberia and Guinea Conakry to the west, and Mali and Burkina Faso to the north.
The Ivory Coast climate is tropical, with an average temperature of about 820F or 280C.
Cote d’Ivoire contains: a plateau in the main, a large, immensely dense and rich tropical rain forest, lagoons, savannah grassland, dams, rivers, and sandy terrain culminating in coastal mangrove swamps.
Plants and trees in the Ivory Coast include halophytes, coconuts, mangroves, mahogany, ebony, palm trees, and iroko; the forests also contain a vast variety of wildlife.
Starting an Import Export Business in Ivory Coast?
Please contact us for a no obligation discussion regarding business and investment opportunities in Ivory Coast, West Africa.