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About Angola

Angola, Officially known as the Republic of Angola is a country in South-Central Africa. The country is a former Portuguese colony

Economically Angola has good reserves of Minerals and Petroleum. Agriculture also forms another major industry in Angola

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionSouthern Africa
Capital CityLuanda
Government TypeParliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
Official LanguagesPortuguese
CurrencyAngolan kwanza, AOA
Phone Code +244
Important CitiesHuambo (Nova Lisboa), Lubango (Sá da Bandeira), Kuito (Bié, Silva Porto), Malanje (Malange), Lobito, Benguela, Uíge (Uije, Carmona, Vila Marechal Carmona), Moçâmedes, Luena (Lwena, Luso, Vila Luso), Saurimo(Henrique de Carvalho), Soyo (Santo António do Zaire), Sumbe (Novo Redondo), N'dalatando (Vila Salazar), Caála (Kaala, Kahala, Robert Williams, Vila Robert Williams), Cubal
National DayIndependence Day (Nov-11)
GDP (nominal)USD 93.796 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking177
Primary IndustriesPetrolium,Diamonds,Iron
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsDemocratic Republic of the congo, Zambia, Namibia
Member ofOrganization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries(OPEC), ( African Union), ( Community of Portuguese Language Countries), ( United Nations)
Major ExportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Gems & Jewellery, Marine Vessels, Machinery & Appliances, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Wood and Pulp, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Glass and glassware, Electrical Products, Fruits and Nuts, Ceramic Products, Aviation Vehicles, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Other Products
Major ImportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Machinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Electrical Products, Cereals & Pulses, Pharmaceutical Products, Edible Oils & Seeds, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Plastics and Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Books and Papers, Chemical Products, Rubber and Products, Household Items & Products, Silk & Textiles, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar
Total Exports ValueUSD 51.269 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 17.711 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 33.558 Billion (Excess)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaIndia´s imports from Angola registered considerable growth from US$ 4242.79 million (2009-2010) to US$ 7157 million (2012-13). However, in 2015-2016, it declined to US $ 2767 million wing to decline in oil prices. In 2017-18 it has increased to US$ 4324 million. On the other hand, India`s exports to Angola decreased from US$ 675 million (2010-2011) to US$ 155 million 2016-17) mainly due to general import curbs arising from the forex problem. In 2017-18 it increased to US$ 235 million. India is the 3rd largest trading partner sharing about 10% of Angola´s external trade mainly on account of bulk crude oil purchase. India’s corporate sector looks at Angola as a land of opportunity. There have been visit by a number of private business delegations, including those organized by CII in November 2013 and FICCI in May 2014, to Angola.
Major Exports to IndiaMining, Metals & Minerals, Gems & Jewellery, Marine Vessels, Machinery & Appliances, Chemical Products, Electrical Products, Rubber and Products, Plastics and Products, Household Items & Products, Fashion and Apparel
Major Imports from IndiaMining, Metals & Minerals, Cereals & Pulses, Pharmaceutical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Plastics and Products, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Books and Papers, Electrical Products, Chemical Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Cosmetics and Accessories, Ceramic Products, Edible Oils & Seeds, Rubber and Products, Hides, Leather & Tannery
India's Imports ValueUSD 3,599.31 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 621.78 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 618.78 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for AngolaEmbassy of India

Honourable Ambassador
No. 47,Commandante Nzaji Street,Alvalade, Luanda
00-244-941564851 / 941564887 / 941565957 / 941566132 / 931521458

Embassy Details of Angola in IndiaEmbassy of the Republic of Angola
H.E. Mr. Clemente Pedro Francisco Camenha
5 Poorvi Marg,Vasant ViharNew Delhi-110057
+91-11-26146197; 26146195 (O)

Honorary Consulate of Angola
Capt. Guruswamy Ramaswamy
Honorary Consul
5th Floor, Nungambakkam No 8 Khader Nawaz Road Chennai- 600006
044-42953101 (O)