Fact Sheet: Madagascar - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Antananarivo
  • Population (millions): 23.6
  • Total area: 581,540 km2
  • Currency: Franc MGF
  • Language (s): French, Malagasy

Economic Facts 2014

  • GDP ($ billions): 11.7
  • GDP per capita ($): 496
  • GDP growth (%): 3.0
  • Inflation (%): 6.1
  • 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)
 2014
 Canada’s merchandise exports to Madagascar$14.4
 Canada’s merchandise imports from Madagascar$93.0 
 Canadian investment in MadagascarCommercially sensitive information
 Malagasy investment in CanadaNot available