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Trade in Senegal

Senegal was the world’s 104th largest exporter of goods and 100th largest exporter of commercial services in 2021. Export values were $5,202 and $833 million USD respectively. Senegal’s top export category was agricultural products, followed by manufactures, and fuels and mining products. In 2020, Senegal’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to Mali, Switzerland and India, with trade representing 60 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, Senegal’s import values were $9,699 and $2,991 million USD respectively in 2021. Senegal’s top import category was manufactures, followed by fuels and mining products and agricultural products. Leading import partners were France, China and Netherlands. Senegal is part of 2 different Regional Trade Agreements, including Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU).
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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 Senegal





WTO Membership Date

1 January 1995

Legal System

civil law system based on French law; judicial review of legislative acts in Constitutional Court



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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 Senegal - Dakar, Senegal - SWIFT: BICISNDX

  • Diamond Bank Senegal - Dakar, Senegal - SWIFT: DBLNSNDA

Contact Information

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

Business Support Organizations

  • Agence de Développement et d’Encadrement des Petites et Moyennes Entreprises

    SME development agency

    [email protected]
  • Agence de Promotion des Investissements et Grands Travaux

    Investment promotion agency

    [email protected]
  • Agence Sénégalaise de Promotion des Exportations

    Trade promotion organization (TPO)

    [email protected]
  • Chambre des Métiers de Dakar

    Chamber of commerce

    [email protected]

    Business women's organization

    [email protected]
  • Organisation des professionnels des Technologies de l'information et de la communication

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

    [email protected] › cnp

  • Organisation des Professionnels des TIC

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

    [email protected]


Copyright Offices

  • Ministry of Culture

Industrial Property Offices

  • Senegalese Agency for Industrial Property and Technological Innovation (ASPIT)

SPS Enquiry Points

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • M. Abdoulaye NDIAYE
    Chef de la Division législation phytosanitaire et Quarantaine des plantes
    Direction de la protection des végétaux
    Ministère en charge de l'Agriculture
    Ministère de l'Agriculture
    Phone: +(221) 33 834 03 97
    Mobile phone: +(221) 77 611 11 75

    Thiaroye, Km 15, Route de Rufisque

    [email protected]

TBT Enquiry Points

Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.

Additional Information

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Links to other helpful resources

This section includes additional links to trade-related resources.

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Last Reviewed: June, 2023

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