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Trade in Guinea

Guinea was the world’s 97th largest exporter of goods and 155th largest exporter of commercial services in 2022. Export values were $8.75 billion and $146 million USD respectively. Guinea’s top export category was Fuels and mining products, followed by Agricultural products, and Manufactures. In 2022, Guinea’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to United Arab Emirates, Ghana and India, with trade representing 107.48 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, Guinea is the world’s 137th largest importer of goods and 139th largest importer of commercial services. Import values were $4.84 billion and $906 million USD respectively in 2022. Guinea’s top import category was Manufactures, followed by Machinery and transport equipment and Agricultural products. Leading import partners were China, United Arab Emirates and Netherlands. Guinea is part of 2 different Regional Trade Agreements, including Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and Global System of Trade Preferences among Developing Countries (GSTP).
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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 Guinea





WTO Membership Date

25 October 1995

Legal System

civil law system based on the French model



Number of Time Zone(s)


Additional Information

Financial Information

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


Guinean 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 Guinea - Conakry, Guinea - SWIFT: BICIGNCX

Contact Information

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

Business Support Organizations

  • Agence de Promotion des Investissements Privés

    Investment promotion agency

    [email protected]
  • Agence guinéenne de la promotion des exportations

    Trade promotion organization (TPO)

    [email protected]
  • Chambre de Commerce d'Industrie et d'Artisanat de Guinee

    Chamber of commerce

    [email protected]
  • Institut Guinéen de Normalisation et de Métrologie

    Regulatory/Standards agency (i.e Quality)

    [email protected]

Copyright Offices

  • Guinean Copyright Office (BGDA)

  • Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Handicrafts

Industrial Property Offices

  • National Service of Industrial Property

  • Ministry of Industry, SMEs and Promotion of the Private Sector (SPI)

SPS Enquiry Points

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • M. Jean-Luc FABER,
    Chef de la Division Stratégie et Prospective, Bureau de Stratégie et Développement,
    Ministère de l'Agriculture
    Phone: +(224) 622 51 32 80

    B.P. 576

    [email protected]

TBT Enquiry Points

Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • L'Institut Guineen de Normalisation et de Metrologie (IGNM),
    M. Yacouba SYLLA, Directeur General Adjoint
    Autorite Nationale de Notification OTC

    M. Mamadou Madjou Barry, Chef Section Documentation
    Autorité Nationale de Notification OTC
    Phone: (+224) 628 36 46 84; (+224) 622 79 82 82

    BP: 1639

    [email protected]

Additional Information

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Last Reviewed: June, 2024

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