The Loop of Success

A Diamond of the Africa

The country of Ivory Coast is one of the most prosperous country in Africa. Farming, Forestry and Fisheries provide the most gross national product. Major cash crops are cotton, coffee, cocoa. Palm oil, pineapples, and bananas are also exported, as are hardwoods, including mahogany, iroko, satinwood, and teak. Diamonds and Manganese are mined. Trade is chiefly with the European Community countries and the United States.