Country Information

Economic growth in Burkina Faso is estimated to be 5.5 percent, according to the World Bank.

    • Largest producer of cotton in Africa (~700,000 T)
    • Second largest producer in Biocotton (867 T in 2014, Textile Exchange report)
    • Second largest producer of fruits and vegetables in WestAfrica (~750,000 T)
    • Third most competitive tourism destination and second most welcoming country in West-Africa
    • Fourth biggest gold producer in Africa (~36T/year)
    • Fourth biggest livestock country of West- and Central-Africa
    • One of the most favorable weather conditions for exportable products growing
    • Holds some top African events: FESPACO, SIAO, SEMICA, AFRICALLIA, TOURDUFASO
    • Third in WAEMU of the Mo Ibrahim Governance Index, 2016
    • Sixth investment preferred place by mining industries in Africa (InstitutFraser)

More information can be obtained through the Burkina Faso Investment Authority or the Chambers of Commerce.

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