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Trade in Côte d’Ivoire

Côte d’Ivoire was the world’s 82nd largest exporter of goods and 126th largest exporter of commercial services in 2022. Export values were $16.43 billion and $958 million USD respectively. Côte d’Ivoire’s top export category was Agricultural products, followed by Fuels and mining products, and Manufactures. In 2022, Côte d’Ivoire’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to Netherlands, United States and France, with trade representing 52.34 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, Côte d’Ivoire is the world’s 86th largest importer of goods and 91st largest importer of commercial services. Import values were $17.89 billion and $3.86 billion USD respectively in 2022. Côte d’Ivoire’s top import category was Manufactures, followed by Fuels and mining products and Machinery and transport equipment. Leading import partners were China, Nigeria and France. Côte d’Ivoire is part of 4 different Regional Trade Agreements, including Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and EU – Côte d’Ivoire.
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General Information

This section includes general information on the economy, legal system, official languages and links to additional demographic information.

Official Name

Republic of C�te d�Ivoire





WTO Membership Date

1 January 1995

Legal System

civil law system based on the French civil code; judicial review of legislation held in the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court



Additional Information

Financial Information

This section includes financial information such as the currency, exchange rate lookup and local banks issuing trade finance.


West African CFA franc

Exchange Rate

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GTFP Confirming Banks

Through the IFC's Global Trade Finance Program (GTFP) bank network, local financial institutions can establish working partnerships with a vast number of major international banks in the Program that can broaden access to finance and reduce cash collateral requirements. This extends and complements the capacity of banks to deliver trade finance by providing risk mitigation on a per-transaction basis in challenging markets where trade lines may be limited.
  • BICI Cote D'Ivoire - Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire - SWIFT: BICICIAB

  • Diamond Bank Cote d'Ivoire - Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire - SWIFT: DBLNCIAB

  • Societe Ivoirienne de Banque - Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire - SWIFT: SIVBCIABXXX

Contact Information

This section includes contact information for business support organizations and national resources.

Business Support Organizations

  • Agency of Management and Business Consulting

    SME development agency

    [email protected]
  • Association for the Promotion of Exports of Côte d'Ivoire

    Trade promotion organization (TPO)

    [email protected]
  • Centre de Promotion des Investissements en Côte d’Ivoire

    Investment promotion agency

    [email protected]
  • Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Côte d'Ivoire

    Chamber of commerce

    [email protected]
  • Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie Libanaise de CI

    Chamber of commerce

    [email protected]
  • Fédération des Organisations Patronales De l'Afrique de l'Ouest

    Member's associations - (i.e. sector, professional, exporters)

    [email protected]

Copyright Offices

  • Ivorian Copyright Office

  • Ministry of French Language and Culture (BURIDA)

Industrial Property Offices

  • Ivorian Office of Intellectual Property

  • Ministry for Industry and the Promotion of the Private Sector (OIPI)

SPS Enquiry Points

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Alloya Mobio Samson

    Ministère des Ressources Animales et Halieutiques

    Direction des Services Vétérinaires

    Phone: 00225 20 21 10 08 / 20 21 89 72

    [email protected]
  • Direction de l'Alimentation et de la Qualité
    Ministère d'État, Ministère de l'Agriculture
    Phone: +(225) 2021 8972

    B.P. V84

    [email protected]

Additional Information

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Links to other helpful resources

This section includes additional links to trade-related resources.

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Trade Information Portal


Last Reviewed: June, 2024

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