Guinea-Bissau

The Republic of Guinea-Bissau is bordered by Senegal to the north, and Guinea to the south and east, with the Atlantic Ocean to its west.
BASIC INDICATORS
CapitalBissau
Population1.52 million
Official LanguagePortuguese
National LanguageCrioulo, African languages
Area 36,125 sq km (13,948 sq miles)
(source: BBC.co.uk)

ECONOMIC INDICATORS
Monetary UnitLeone
GDP Total (PPP)$1.769 billion (2010)
Per capita $1,100 (2010)
GDP (Official Exchange Rate) $825 million (2009)
GDP Growth (Annual %) 1.8% (2010)
(source: CIA.gov)

TRADE POLICY
WTO accession Date31 May 1995
Trade Policy review Dates0.015% (2010)
Contribution to WTO budget2
Services sectors with GATS commitmentsNot Provided
(WTO.org)

TRADE STATISTICS
Exports of goods and servicesCashew nuts, shrimp, peanuts, palm kernels, sawn timber
Main Export CommoditiesNot Provided
Imports of goods and servicesNot Provided
Import CommoditiesNot Provided
(2008) (World Development Indicators Database 2010)

WORLD DOING BUSINESS RANKING
2010 2009 Change
Starting a business-
Closing a business-
Dealing with construction permits-
-
Registering property-
Getting credit-
Protecting investors-
Paying taxes-
Trading across borders-
Enforcing contracts-
(Source: The World Bank Group)