Fact Sheet: Madagascar - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Antananarivo
  • Population (millions): 23
  • Total area: 581,540 km2
  • Currency: Franc MGF
  • Language (s): French, Malagasy

Economic Facts 2013

  • GDP ($ billions): 11.5
  • GDP per capita ($): 503
  • GDP growth (%): 2.4
  • Inflation (%): 5.8
  • Unemployment (%): Not available

Key Opportunities

  • Agriculture and processed foods
  • Consumer products
  • Mining

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2013
 Canada’s merchandise exports to Madagascar$22
 Canada’s merchandise imports from Madagascar$97.1 
 Canadian investment in MadagascarCommercially sensitive information
 Malagasy investment in CanadaNot available