focus africa
Focus : Africa
Helping Indian companies do business with Africa
INDIA : India’s Trade with the African Region notched US$ 38.96 Billion in the year 2009-10 (DGCI&S provisional figures) constituting 8.37% share in India’s total trade. Trade with the region has grown at a CAGR of 18.10% from US$ 4.48 Billion in 1996-97.
AFRICA : 54 Countries, 1 billion people, US$ 1.01 Billion of trade. Imports worth US$ 468 billion include Mineral Fuels, Oils, Machinery, Vehicles including Boats, Ships, Aircrafts, Electronics & Electricals, Iron & Steel & Articles thereof, Cereals, Plastics, Pharmaceuticals, etc.

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Trade Agreements




Global System of Trade Preferences among Developing Countries (GSTP)
Type: Preferential Trade Agreement
Current Signatories : Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Bolivia, Brazil, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Egypt, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Ghana, Guinea, Guyana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Iraq, Korea, Democratic People's Republic of, Korea, Republic of, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Viet Nam and  Zimbabwe.


Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
Type: Customs Union
Current Signatories : Benin ,Burkino Faso , Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bisssau, Liberia, Maili ,Niger ,Nigeria ,Senegal ,Sierra Leone ,Togo .