Sierra Leone

BASIC INFORMATION

Name REPUBLIC OF SIERRA LEONE
Governance DEMOCRACY
Capital CITY FREETWON
Population 7.4 MILION
Official language (s) ENGLISH
Human Development Index 0.420
Time Zone (UTC+0)) (GMT+0)

 

Main Port PORT OF FREETOWN
Income Group LOW INCOME
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (%) 3
YOUTH UNEMPLOYEMENT RATE (%) 4.2

 

 

NATIONAL MINISTRY RESPONSIBLE FOR TRADE

Name of Ministry MINSITRY OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Address 6TH FLORR YOUYI BUILDING
FREETOWN
CONTACT (TEL, FAX, E-MAIL) INFO@TRADE.GOV.SL
WEBSITE http://trade.gov.sl

 

 

NATIONAL TRADE PROFILE

UNIT CURRENCY LEONE (SLL)
EASE OF DOING BUSINESS RANKING (With link) 160
MAIN IMPORT COMMODITY (%) CEREALS (12); VEHICLES (9.9) MACHINERY (9.3)
MAIN EXPORT COMMODITY (%) MEAT, FISH (34); DAIRY (31)
MAIN EXPORT PARTNERS (%) AFRICA (36); AMERICAS (31)
MAIN IMPORT PARTNERS (%) AFRICA(51); ASIA (26)
SHARE OF INTRA REGIONAL TRADE (%) 3.5
SHARE OF GLOBAL TRADE (%)
GDP GROWTH (ANNUAL %) 5.7
GDP PER CAPITA 455 USD
SYSTEM OF TRADE
CORPORATE TAX RATE (%) 30
LENDING CATEGORY
PERSONAL INCOME TAX RATE (%) 35
INFLATION (%) 16.25
Balance of trade -54.39 USD MILION
Current account -1102 USD MILLION
Interest rate (%) 13

 

 

NATIONAL TRADE AND RELATED LINKS

National Trade Website http://trade.gov.sl
Customs
Statistics
Central Bank
Immigration

 

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