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 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
The Union of the Comoros
Head of State : Azali Assoumani
Population : 795.6 Thousand (2016)
Capital City : Moroni (on Grande Comoro)
Largest City : Moroni (on Grande Comoro)
Languages : Arabic and French (both official), Shikomoro (Swahili/Arabic blend)
Monetary Unit : Comoran Francs (KMF)
GDP (USD) : 616.65 Million (2016)
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD) : 0.01 Billion (2016)
GNI (USD) : 617.61 Million (2016)
Exports of Goods & Services (USD) : 106.68 Million (2016)
Imports of Goods & Services (USD) : 292.29 Million (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth : 63.46 Years (2015)
Intra-OIC Imports (USD) : 0.04 Billion (2013)
Location & Geography
Comoros is a group of islands in the Mozambique Channel off the South-east coast of South Africa. The archipelago lies between the East African coast and the North-western coast of Madagascar. There are four major islands scattered along the North-west, South-east axis. Three of the islands Njazidja, Nzwani and Mwali form the Comoros, and the fourth island, Mayotte, is governed separately. All of the Comoros islands are volcanic in origin. Njazidja, the largest island, has an active volcano at Mount Kartala. The terrain varies in the interior of the islands from steep mountains to low hills and fertile valleys. The climate is tropical marine with a rainy season. Coastal areas are extremely hot and humid. The interior regions are somewhat cooler.
Investment Profile
Doing Business 2017 Rank**Doing Business 2018 Rank**Change in Rank
Doing Business 2017 DTF**Doing Business 2018 DTF**Change in DTF**
(% points)
48.05 48.52 0.47
Investment Opportunities