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Côte d’Ivoire is an economic powerhouse in West Africa, posting average growth of 8% between 2011 and 2018. However, the rate of GDP growth in real terms fell to 6.7% in 2019 and is expected to contract to 2.7% in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent widespread shutdowns. Looking to the future, the IMF expects growth to rebound to 8.7% in 2021, highlighting the country’s economic resilience.
ETIQUETTE: Business etiquette in Côte d’Ivoire is similar to that in France. A handshake is appropriate for both men and women when first meeting someone new. When a woman meets someone for the second time, three kisses on the cheek are an appropriate greeting. Before discussing business, it is polite to break the ice by discussing...
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Côte d’Ivoire’s high level of regional integration is evidenced in numerous ways: it is a net exporter of energy, has ratified free movement protocols of the regional economic blocs it belongs to – including ECOWAS and the Community of Sahel-Saharan States – and has played its part in successfully implementing convergence agendas set by the...
Côte d’Ivoire is turning to technology to ensure the ongoing education of and health care provision to its citizens amid the Covid-19 pandemic. After recording its first confirmed case of the virus in March 2020, the country is looking towards innovative solutions as people are staying home to stop the spread of the virus.
How can Côte d’Ivoire improve its business climate?
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