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Business in Bobo-Dioulasso (High-Basins, Burkina)

Foreign Trade and Business in Bobo-Dioulasso, a logistic centre in West Africa (Burkina Faso)

Bobo-Dioulasso: “the house the Bobo-Doula”

  1. Bobo-Dioulasso is the old economic capital of Burkina Faso (20% of the Burkinabe companies), West Africa
  2. The main economic activities in Bobo-Dioulasso are transportation, trade, public services, industry and agriculture (significant cotton production)

Bobo-Dioulasso is an important logistics centre in West Africa

  1. By Bobo-Dioulasso cross the Abidjan-Ouagadougou Railway
    1. Managed by the International Society of African Rail Transport (SITARAIL, Abidjan), subsidiary of Bolloré transport
    2. Two freight trains daily
    3. Three passenger trains per week
    4. An industrial zone in Lafiabougou neighbourhood (Abidjan-Ouagadougou Railway) with a Container platform
    5. Fruit terminal
  2. Benin-Niger-Burkina Faso-Ivory Coast Railway Loop
  3. Bobo-Dioulasso is an important Road Transport centre, located on the Mali-Lomé (Togo) axis
  4. Connection: Bobo-Dioulasso - Dédougou by National 10 (asphalted, 176 kilometres)
  5. Banfora- Bobo-Dioulasso Distance: 85 kilometres (National Road N7)
  6. Bobo-Dioulasso International Airport offers two flights per week to Abidjan and Ouagadougou.

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The Headquarters of the Burkinabe Textile fibres Society (SOFITEX) are in Bobo-Dioulasso:
Burkinabe Textile fibres Society (SOFITEX)


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Industrial sector of Bobo-Dioulasso:

  1. Agri-food: Brakina (Burkinabe beer), New Society Oil mill and Soap Gactory (SN-Citec, Geocoton group), CBTM agro-food
  2. Agro-industry: Burkinabe Society of Textile fibres (SOFITEX), Sofib-soap factory (Barro and Company Industrial Manufacturing Company), Mabucig (Burkina Faso Cigarette Manufacturing)
  3. Light industry: National Society of cardboard boxes and packaging of Burkina (SONACEB), Winner industry (batteries)...
  4. Mechanical sector and metallurgy: Faso Industrial Society (SIFA), EERI-BF (Burkina Faso industrial studies and projects company), AUMI, Profimétaux
  5. Chemicals industry: African Society of Phytosanitary Products and Insecticides (Saphyto)

Foreign Trade and Business in the High-Basins region (Burkina Faso)

  1. Bobo-Dioulasso was very affected by the Ivorian crisis
  2. Region of Burkina Faso: High-Basins (Hauts-Bassins, South-West of Burkina Faso)
    1. Province of Burkina Faso: Houet
    2. Department of Burkina Faso: Bobo-Dioulasso
  3. Bobo-Dioulasso has three districts:
    1. Do
    2. Dafra
    3. Konsa
  4. Population of Bobo-Dioulasso: 489.967 inhabitants
  5. Area of Bobo-Dioulasso: 136 square kilometres
  6. Bobo-Dioulasso was the former colonial capital of Upper Volta
  7. Foundation of Bobo-Dioulasso: towards 1050, farmers Bobo (“Kibidoué”)

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