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West Africa


Economically West Africa is divided into two parts; Nigeria, which is strongly influenced by the oil and gas industry, and the rest of West Africa which is strongly influenced by raw materials and natural resources.
The main economic partners of this region are France, European countries, Morocco and China which has a growing influence here.


This region covers the following countries
  • Mauritania
  • Senegal
  • Mali
  • Niger
  • Gambia
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Guinea
  • Ivory Coast
  • Sierra Leone
  • Liberia
  • Burkina Faso
  • Ghana
  • Benin
  • Togo
  • Nigeria
  • Cape Verde
 

Total estimated ICT partners* for this region: 3,710 partners

*Companies with more than 1 employee, > 150 K€ / year, at least 50% revenue in ICT solutions, services or products.

Key information for the West African Market 
 
Influences: Historically strong influences from former European colonization, and also China

Currencies used: West African CFA Franc 

Languages spoken: French, English, Portuguese, local Niger Congo languages

Points of entry: Morocco and Senegal 
Demographics: According to the U.N. West Africa will represent 33% of the population of the African continent by 2050 ** 
 

West Africa

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