Fact Sheet: Senegal - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Dakar
  • Population (millions): 14.1
  • Total area: 192,530 km2
  • Currency: Franc CFA
  • Language (s): French, Wolof, Pulaar, Jola, Mandinka

Economic Facts 2013

  • GDP (C$ billions): 15.6
  • GDP per capita (C$): 1,105
  • GDP growth (%): 4
  • Inflation (%): 0.8
  • Unemployment (%): Not available

Key Opportunities

  • Agriculture and processed food
  • Education
  • Information and communications technologies
  • 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 Senegal

$26.4

Canada’s merchandise imports from Senegal$2.8
Canadian investment in SenegalNot available
Senegalese investment in CanadaNot available