Burkino Faso is a landlocked country in Western Africa. The name Burkina Faso, which means “Land of Incorruptible People” was adopted in 1984. The country occupies an extensive plateau, grassy in the north and gradually gives way to sparse forests in the south.
Ouagadougou is the capital of Burkina Faso. The administrative capital and the seat of government. It is a modern city where several companies have their headquarters.
The currency is West African CFA (Communauté Financière Africaine) franc and French is the official language spoken.
Information and Communication Technology
Developing the WIFI services in the commercial areas.
Building solar power plants for the production of electricity for telecommunication plants.
Setting up gas based power plants.
There mines which have not been explored such as manganese, zince, copper, limestone, bauxite can be exploited.
Agriculture (including machinery and farm equipments)
Cotton production for modified varieties.
Commercial farming, dairy production and products etc.
Improving the logistic demand in the transport sector. International road sector.
Small & Medium Enterprises (SME)
There are developmental challenges in the country. The changes in their reforms have been helping the Small and Medium Enterprises for sustainable growth.
Initiatives are being taken for cotton cluster development.
India’s exports to Burkina Faso
India’s imports from Burkina Faso
Indian companies in Burkina Faso
Total bilateral trade between the two countries registered US$ 264.40 million in 2014-15 and US$ 119.76 million in 2013-14. Exports from India grew by about 9% from US$ 103.21 million in 2013-14 to US$ 112.76 million in 2014-15.