GUINEA-BISSAU by ashrafp

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									                                                        GUINEA-BISSAU

GENERAL INFORMATION:
Member Trade Bloc: OIC Location: Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea and Senegal. Capital: Bissau
Surface area: 36,125 sq km Official language: Portuguese Population : 1.5million (2009) Ports and Terminal : Bissau, Buba, Cacheu, Farim


KEY ECONOMIC INDICATORS                                              2005          2006           2007            2008           2009
GDP (US$ mn):                                                        Na              Na            Na              Na            438
GDP per capita (Us$)                                                 Na              Na            600            600            600
Real GDP growth (% change YOY)                                       2.60          2.30           2.10            2.70           3.20
Goods & Services exports (%GDP)                                       31             19            28              30            Na
Inflation(% change YOY)                                              4.00          4.00           4.00            3.80           3.80
Total Exports (US$ bn)                                              0.054          0.116          0.116           0.133         0.133
Total Imports (US$ bn)                                              0.104          0.176          0.176           0.200         0.200
FDI Inflows (US$ mn)                                                 8.7           17.7           18.5            15.0           Na
FDI Outflows (US$ bn)                                                0.7             0.4           -0.3            0.3           Na

GDP –COMPOSITION: Agriculture 62 % Industry: 12 %, Services: 26 % (1999)
MAJOR INDUSTRIES: agricultural products processing, beer, soft drinks
Major Export Partner: India 64%, Nigeria 30.1%, Pakistan 0.00173%
Major Import Partner: Portugal 24.1%, Senegal 16.9%, India 11.3%, Pakistan 0.0277%

GUINEA-BISSAU’S MAIN ITEMS OF EXPORT: cashew nuts,                  GUINEA-BISSAU’S MAIN ITEMS OF IMPORT: foodstuffs,
shrimp, peanuts, palm kernels, sawn lumber                          machinery and transport equipment, petroleum products

                                        TRADE BETWEEN PAKISTAN & GUINEA-BISSAU
                                             MILLION US$
                                                            TOTAL                % SHARE          TOTAL                   % SHARE IN
YEAR        EXPORT         IMPORT            BALANCE        EXPORT OF            IN TOTAL         IMPORTS OF              TOTAL
                                             OF TRADE       PAKISTAN             EXP.             PAKISTAN                IMPORTS
2004-05         4.791      -                    4.791           14,391.081           0.03329         20,598.114                 -
2005-06         0.332          0.007            0.325           16,452.398           0.00201         28,586.007              0.00002
2006-07         0.226          0.011            0.215           16,976.243           0.00133         30,539.709              0.00003
2007-08         1.611          1.434            0.177           19222.857            0.00838          39968.496              0.00358
2008-09         4.933          0.604            4.329           17,781.883           0.02774         34,822.059              0.00173




                Export Commodities from Pakistan                                          Import Commodities to Pakistan
                         Millions US$                                                              Millions US$
    Commodity Description          2007       2008          2009             Commodity Description              2007     2008      2009
Rice                              0.302      4.901          1.628      Electrical parts of machinery/app, nes    0        0        0.032
Wheat or meslin flour                0         0              0        Antibiotics                               0        0        0.009

Source: WTO Trade data base, World Development Indicators, Federal Bureau of Statistics, SBP, Investment Map


PAKISTAN EMBASSY IN GUINEA-                    GUINEA-BISSAU EMBASSY IN                        GUINEA-BISSAU CHAMBER OF
BISSAU                                         PAKISTAN                                        COMMERCE, INDUSTRY AND
                                                                                               AGRICULTURE
                                                                                               BP 88 Bissau,
There is no Embassy of Pakistan in Guinea-
                                               There is no Embassy of Guinea-Bissau in         Tel:245 20 16 02
Bissau
                                               Pakistan                                        Fax: 245 20 16 02
                                                                                               E-mail: saliuba@hotmail.com ,
                                                                                               josetavrest@yahoo.com.br

								
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