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 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
The Republic of Senegal
Head of State : Macky Sall
Population : 15.13 Million
Capital City : Dakar
Largest City : Dakar
Languages : French (official); Wolof, Pulaar, Jola, Mandinka
Monetary Unit : CommunautéFinancièreAfricaine Franc (XOF)
Facts
GDP (USD) : 13.78 Billion (2014)
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD) : 337.67 million (2012)
GNI (USD) : 13.55 Billion (2015)
Exports of Goods & Services (USD) : 4.34 Billion (2014)
Imports of Goods & Services (USD) : 7.27 Billion (2014)
Life Expectancy at Birth : 66.37 Years (2014)
Intra-OIC Exports (USD) : 1,159.68million (2013)
Intra-OIC Imports (USD) : 1,482.53 million (2013)
Location & Geography
Senegal is located on the bulge of West Africa. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the West, Mali in the East, and Guinea and Guinea-Bissau in the South. The river Senegal in the North separates it from Mauritania. The country is mostly flat or rolling plain with savanna-type vegetation. Four major rivers, the Senegal, Saloum, Gambia and Casamance, flowing almost parallel from East to West, drain the country. A quarter of the land is arable, while meadows, pastures, forests and woodland cover half of the land. Senegal has two well-defined seasons: winter and summer. Generally, Senegal is considered a dry country with pleasant temperatures.
Investment Profile
Doing Business 2017 Rank**Doing Business 2018 Rank**Change in Rank
147140-7
Doing Business 2017 DTF**Doing Business 2018 DTF**Change in DTF**
(% points)
49.3153.063.75
Events
Exhibition | March 20 - 23, 2018 | Senegal
Exhibition | February 20 - 23, 2018 | Senegal
Forum | November 01 - 04, 2017 | Senegal