Senegal has been part of the African Union since 25 May 1963 (at its foundation it was the organization of the African unity – from 1963 to 1999), the UEMOA – Economic and Monetary Union of West Africa and Ecowas – Economic Community of States of West Africa as well as being a signatory of the African continental trade treaty which ratified on March 12, 2019.

Discover here the 3rd Economic Forum of Senegal in Italy organized by Barbara de Siena Up2gether.

Let’s find out the Senegal together

Capital: Dakar
Official language: French
State form: Republic
Dependence date: April 4, 1960
National Festival: April 4th
Population: 16,636.330 ab.
Currency: Franco CFA
Telephone indicative: 221
Internet code: .sn
Borders: Mali, Mauritania, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Gambia, Atlantic Ocean
Documents and visas: passport with validity of more than 6 months. Mandatory visa for some countries, but not for Italy
Vaccinations: Recommended yellow fever

Eight reasons to invest in Senegal:

  • It is a stable and open country
  • It has a healthy and competitive economy
  • It has quality human resources
  • Modern infrastructure was built
  • It has a legal and fiscal framework that encourages the investment
  • It is certainly privileged access to the continent and international markets
  • It can offer an exceptional quality of life
  • It provides a very attractive climate for business

The sectors in greater development in Senegal are:
• Agriculture and agro-business
• Digital Economy
• Mining
• Fishing and aquaculture
• Rice supply chain
• Health
• Tourism
• Energy

Here are some useful links to get to know Senegal well and find some information directly from the source, essential to be able to operate.

The Presidency of Senegal
The Senegal Government
Apix: the Investment Agency
Ministry of Health and Social Cohesion

The Emerging Senegal Plan is the basis of the country’s development project.

Up2gether is available to analyze your project and make a study on the laws, agreements, and conventions that will allow your project to work perfectly both to sell abroad and to install a company or find the right partner in Senegal.

Senegal country profile wikipedia on UP2gether by Barbara de Siena
Senegal country profile BBC on UP2gether by Barbara de Siena
Senegal country profile the world fact on UP2gether by Barbara de Siena
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