As the world’s top exporter of cocoa and raw cashew nuts, a net exporter of oil, and with a significant manufacturing sector, Côte d’Ivoire is the largest economy in the West African Economic and Monetary Union.
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October 29, 2014 — The new report finds that Benin, DRC, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, and Togo are among the 10 top improvers worldwide, having improved business regulation the most in the past year among the 189 economies covered.Read More »
March 26, 2014 — In Côte d’Ivoire, 12,500 young men and women have been hired on six-month contracts to work on road maintenance in 16 cities across the country as part of a program that seeks to give unskilled youth their first job opportunity. Read More »
January 30, 2014 — The "Invest in Côte d’Ivoire Forum" (ICI 2014) aims to attract foreign investors and mobilize the support of the private sector to help the country regain its status as West Africa’s driving force. Read More »
September 24, 2013 — African countries have made some progress in removing restrictions on women's ability to participate more fully in the economy, according to a new report. In Mali and Côte d’Ivoire, husbands no longer have the right to prevent their wives from working.Read More »