Cote d'Ivoire Financial Services Articles & Analysis

Chapter | Insurance from The Report: Côte d'Ivoire 2017

The insurance sector in Côte d’Ivoire has been posting solid growth figures for years. The pickup in the country’s economy after 2012 has made the sector increasingly attractive, prompting the arrival of new competitors aiming to establish a foothold in West Africa’s biggest insurance market. The influx of foreign players, coupled with regional regulatory changes, are poised to transform what...

Cote d’Ivoire has seen rapid growth since a decade-long bout of civil unrest ended in 2011. The largest economy in UEMOA, and the third largest in ECOWAS, the country accounts for more than 30% of the eight-member bloc’s GDP.

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Dernière arrivée sur la scène bancaire ivoirienne, la Banque d’Abidjan (BDA) a ouvert ses portes le 5 septembre, portant à 28 le nombre total d’acteurs financiers que compte le pays.

L’essor du microfinancement en Côte d’Ivoire a été suivi d’un processus régulier de consolidation, porté notamment par les efforts d'assainissement déployés par le gouvernement.

Articles & Analysis | Petroleum from The Report: Côte d'Ivoire 2017

 

THE COMPANY: Vivo Energy CI is a joint venture between Vitol (40%), Helios Investment Partners (40%) and Shell (20%). The group obtained the licence to distribute and market Shell-branded fuels and lubricants in 16 African countries on December 1, 2011. In Côte d’Ivoire, Vivo Energy CI is the second...

Articles & Analysis | Manufacturing from The Report: Côte d'Ivoire 2017

 

THE COMPANY: Established in 1968, Uniwax is an Ivorian company engaged in the manufacturing, production and distribution of wax-coated fabrics in local and export markets. A subsidiary of the Vlisco Group, Uniwax has inspired Ivorian and sub-regional fashion for years with the Wax fabric. Uniwax...

 

Ever since emerging from its decade-long political and security crisis in 2011, Côte d’Ivoire has experienced an aggregate growth rate of around 9%, which has benefited the country’s financial services industry. The banking sector has seen sustained double-digit growth since 2011, reinforcing the country’s role as the UEMOA bloc’s primary...

 

What measures have been put in place to increase the resilience of the banking sector?