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Somalia South Africa


Official Title       Somalia

 General Information:
Capital                   Mogadishu (Muqdisho)
Total Area                637,657       km2                  Population (million) n/a
Currency                         1 CAN$=       1,224.17 Shilling (SOS)(2009)
National Holiday          July 1st
Language(s)               Somali, Arabic, Italian, English

 Political Information:
Type of State
Type of Government
There is no permanent national government. There are several competing, regionally-based
                                                                                                                                   Bilateral trade
                                                                                                                           Canada - Somalia



Head of State                                                                                                                                                         Exports
               President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh AHMED                                                                                                                   Can.
                                                                                                                       2                                              Imports
Head of Government                                                                                                                                                    Total
           Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke                                                                1                                              Trade

Ministers        Foreign Affairs : Mohamed Abdullahi Omaar                                                                 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
                 Trade, Industry and Tourism: n/a                                                                                                     Statistics Canada
                 Finance and Planning: n/a
Main Political Parties                                                                                                           Canadian Imports
                                                                                                                               from: Somalia
                                                                                                                                                        V eg. P r od.

                                                                                                                                                        T ext i l es P r od.

                                                                                                                                                        C h e mi c a l P r o d .

                                                                                                                                                        P aper P r od.

                                                                                                                                                        M i sc. Ar ti cl es

Elections: Last: 1967 (presidential), 1969 (legislative); Next: unknown                                                                                 M ach. M ech.
                                                                                                                                                        E l ec. P r od.
                                                                                                                                                        Dr ess Access.

 Economic Information: (2009)                                                     IMF/Statistics Canada
                                                                                                                                                        B ase M et al P r od.

                                                                                                                                                      Statistics , Canada
                                                                                                                                                        P l ast i cs R ubber
                                            Somalia             Canada                                                                                  P r od.
                                                                                                                                                        A nt i ques

 GDP: (billion)                                 n/a               $1,527.67                                                                             A n i ma l & P r o d .

 GDP per capita:                                n/a              $45,278.00                                                      Canadian Exports
                                                                                                                                                        Fat s, Oi l s &
                                                                                                                                to: Somalia             W axes P r od.
 GDP Growth rate: (%)                           n/a                -2.643                                                                               Food P r od.
                                                                                                                                                        V eg. P r od.
 Inflation: (%)                                 n/a                    0.3                                                                              Sp e c i a l i z e d I n s t .
                                                                                                                                                        V ehi cl es and
 Unemployment: (%)                              n/a                    8.3                                                                              E qui P
                                                                                                                                                        W o o dp . r o d .
                                                                                                                                                        A n i ma l & P r o d .

 Trade and investment: (2009)                                                           Statistics Canada
                                                                                                                                                        V ehi cl es and
                                                                                                                                                        M ac p
                                                                                                                                                        E q u i h .. M e c h .
                                                                                                                                                        G ll a s s & S t o n e
                                                                                                                                                        E ec. P r od.

Canadian Exports:                                                             n/a
                                                                         $2,884,930                                                                     P ra o d . M e t a l P r o d .
                                                                                                                                                        B se
                                                                                                                                                        P r eci ous

Canadian Imports:                                                             n/a
                                                                            $39,748                                                                     Dr es / ccess.
                                                                                                                                                        M e t a lss A s t o n e s
                                                                                                                                                        Leat her , Fur
                                                                                                                                                        P re o d . l e s P r o d .
                                                                                                                                                        T xti
Foreign Direct Investment in Canada                                            n/a (million)
                                                                                                                                                        P l ast i cs, R ubber
Canadian Direct Investment to Somalia                                          n/a (million)                                                            P r od.

                                                                                                                                                      Statisticsl s &
                                                                                                                                                        Fat s, Oi
                                                                                                                                                        W axes P r od.
 Representation:                                                                                                                                        Sp e c i a l i z e d I n s t .
Foreign Representation in Canada                                                                                                     Statistics/Industry Canada
                               Vacant Vacant
Canadian Representation Abroad                                                                                   

                        Ambassador Ross HYNES

             June 2010

South Africa

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