Burkina Faso

FeatureValueUnitSource / Year
CapitalOuagadougouAuswärtiges Amt
Currency1 Euro = approx. 656 CFA-Franc BCEAO
(As of: 25.10.2017)
CFA-Franc BCEAO (Franc de la Communauté Financière d’Afrique)Bankenverband / 2017
Area274 000km²Auswärtiges Amt / 2017
Population17 600 000Auswärtiges Amt / 2017
Population Density68Persons per km²Statistisches Bundesamt / 2015
Average Income per Capita646US $Statistisches Bundesamt / 2016
Proceeds from Export2 520 012 338US $UN Comtrade Data Base / 2016
Export Goods (Top 3)1. Gold
2. Cotton
3. Oilseeds
WTO Statistics Database / 2015
Most important Export Countries (Textile Sector)1. Turks and Caicos Islands
2. USA
3. –
UN Comtrade Data Base¹
Export Volume Clothing4 283US $UN Comtrade Data Base / 2016¹
Growth of Clothing Sector– 92Change (in %)UN Comtrade Data Base / 2010 – 2016¹
Share of textile and clothing exports in total exports of the country17,05Share (in %)ITC Trade Map / 2018²
Corruption Index85Rank (of 174 countries)Corruption Perceptions Index (Transparency International) / 2014
„Ease of doing business“146Rank (of 190 countries)Doing Business Report (World bank) / 2017

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¹ “HS-Code 61 – Apparel and Clothing accessoires – knitted or crocheted” and “HS-Code 62 – Apparel and Clothing accessoires – not knitted or crocheted”.
² HS Product Code 50-63, including raw materials and semifinished products (e.g.cotton, synthetic fibers, yarns).