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.
Important Sectors :
India’s imports from Burkina Faso
Gold and cotton
Indian companies in Burkina Faso
Chamber of Commerce :
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.