Togo

The Togolese Republic, often known as Togo, is bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north. It extends south to the Gulf of Guinea, on which the capital Lomé is located.
BASIC INDICATORS
CapitalLome
Population6.42 million
Official LanguageFrench
National LanguageGbe languages such as Ewe, Mina and Aja; Kabiyé; and others.
Area 56,785 sq km (21,925 sq miles)
(source: BBC.co.uk)

ECONOMIC INDICATORS
Monetary UnitCommunaute Financiere Africaine (CFA)
GDP Total (PPP)$5.927 billion (2010)
Per capita $900 (2010 est.)
GDP (Official Exchange Rate) $3.074 billion (2009 est.)
GDP Growth (Annual %) 3.3% (2010 est.)
(source: CIA.gov)

TRADE POLICY
WTO accession Date31 May 1995
Trade Policy review Dates3, 5 July 2006
Contribution to WTO budget0.015% (2010)
Services sectors with GATS commitments5
(WTO.org)

TRADE STATISTICS
Exports of goods and servicesNot provided
Main Export CommoditiesCocoa, phosphates, coffee, cotton
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)