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Somalia 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 governments. Bilateral trade Canada - Somalia 6 5 Balance 4 Millions Can. Head of State Exports 3 President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh AHMED Can. 2 Imports Head of Government Total Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke 1 Trade 0 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 n/a 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. Canada 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 . Sources: Foreign Representation in Canada Statistics/Industry Canada http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/tdo-dcd.nsf/eng/Home Vacant Vacant IMF Canadian Representation Abroad http://www.imf.org/external/data.htm Ambassador Ross HYNES June 2010 South Africa
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