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US$ 0.05mn
is FDI equity inflows to India from April 2000 to March 2019

US$ 903.47mn

Bilateral trade value in 2020-2021

1,500
Overseas Indians living in Cote D'Ivoire

Concurrent Accreditation The Mission in Cote d'Ivoire also handles India's bilateral relations with Guinea and Liberia

Cocoa beans and raw cashew nut

The world’s leading exporter of these items

4th largest exporter

of commodities in sub-Saharan Africa after South Africa, Nigeria and Angola

Industrial

gold mining, petroleum, infrastructure, agriculture and fisheries processing plants are key sectors of investment

India's Exports and Imports to Cote d'Ivoire

Values in US $ Millions

S.No. \Year 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
1 EXPORT 309.75 397.27 418.66 511.75 448.64
2 %Growth 28.26 5.38 22.24 -12.33
3 India’s Total Export 310,338.48 262,291.09 275,852.43 303,526.16 330,078.09
4 %Growth -15.48 5.17 10.03 8.75
5 %Share 0.1 0.15 0.15 0.17 0.14
6 IMPORT 532.1 572.48 455.81 441.7 603.05
7 %Growth 7.59 -20.38 -3.10 36.53
8 India’s Total Import 448,033.41 381,007.76 384,357.03 465,580.99 514,078.42
9 %Growth -14.96 0.88 21.13 10.42
10 %Share 0.12 0.15 0.12 0.09 0.12
11 TOTAL TRADE 841.85 969.75 874.47 953.45 1,051.69
12 %Growth 15.19 -9.83 9.03 10.30
13 India’s Total Trade 758,371.89 643,298.84 660,209.46 769,107.15 844,156.51
14 %Growth -15.17 2.63 16.49 9.76
15 %Share 0.11 0.15 0.13 0.12 0.12
16 TRADE BALANCE 70.05
17 India’s Trade Balance -137,694.93 -118,716.67 -108,504.60 -162,054.83 -184,000.33

CEPICI (Centre de Promotion des Investissements en Côte d'Ivoire)

+225-2031-1400

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16th Floor Building Bellerive Avenue ABDOULAYE FADIGA Plateau - Abidjan

Embassy of India, Abidjan, Ivory Coast

(225) 2247 9580 / 2247 9581 / 2247 9589

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Riviera IV Golf, Ilot No.2, Lot No. 29, BP 318, Abidjan 06

Opportunities

Agricultural exports

    Wine other than sparkling wine of fresh grapes, incl. fortified; grape must with fermentation prevented/arrested by the addition of alcohol, in containters of >10 l (220429)

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in

    Edible offal of bovine animals (excl. tongues & livers), frozen (020629)
    Edible offal of swine (excl. liver), frozen (020649)

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in

    Malt extract; oth. food preps. of flour/groats/meal/starch/malt extact [see … (190190)
    Other wheat and meslin (100199)
    Semi-milled/wholly milled rice, whether or not polished/glazed (100630)

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in

    Milk in powder/granules/oth. solid form, unsweetened, fat content by wt. >1 … (040221)

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in

    Preparations for infant use, put up for RS (190110)

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in

    Onions & shallots, fresh/chilled (070310)

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in

    Fish; frozen, jack and horse mackerel (Trachurus spp.), excluding fillets, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030355)
    Fish; frozen, mackerel (Scomber scombrus, Scomber australasicus, Scomber japonicus), excluding fillets, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030354)
    Fish; frozen, n.e.c. in heading 0303, excluding fillets, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030389)
    Fish; frozen, sardines (Sardina pilchardus, Sardinops spp.), sardinella (Sardinella spp.), brisling or sprats (Sprattus sprattus), excluding fillets, livers,roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030353)
    Fish; frozen, skipjack or stripe-bellied bonito, excluding fillets, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030343)

    fishexchange.mpeda.gov.in

    Broken rice (100640)

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in
Minerals

priority sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from Cote d'Ivoire
  • Cashew nuts in shell
  • Manganese ore
  • Gold
  • Wood
  • Scrap metals
  • Rubber
India's top export to Cote d'Ivoire
  • Cereals (rice)
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Machinery
  • Vehicles
  • Sugar
  • Electrical equipment
  • Rubber products

Bilateral Investors

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