Comoros

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About Comoros

Comoros, officially known as the Union of the Comoros is an island nation in the Indian Ocean situated between the African mainland and Madagascar. Comoros was previously a French colony.

The economy of the country lies in agriculture and fisheries. while spices form 40% of the country’s exports, the Shipping industry forms the next prominent industry for Comoros.

Country Facts

 

Basic Details
RegionAfrica
Capital CityMoroni
Government Typefederal presidential republic
Official LanguagesComorian, French, Arabic
CurrencyComorian franc, KMF
Phone Code +269
Important CitiesAdda-Douéni, Akibani, Antsahé, Assimpao, Bada Kouni, Bada la Djandza, Bambao Mtrouni, Bandajou, Bandra Lamahalé, Bandrani, Bandrani-Mtangani, Barakani, Bazimini, Bimbini, Boungoueni, Chandra, Chaouéni, Chironkamba, Chiroroni, Chitrouni
National DayIndependence Day (Jul-06)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking160
Primary IndustriesAgriculture,Fishing and Forestry,Agriculture and livestock,Fishing,Forestry
Major ExportsCoffee, tea, maté and spices, Essential oils and resinoids, perfumery, cosmetic, Miscellaneous manufactured articles, Electrical machinery and equipment, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, Toys, games and sports requisites, Aluminium and articles thereof, Carpets and other textile floor coverings, Musical instruments,
Major Exports to IndiaMeat and edible meat offal, Cereals, Iron and steel, Pharmaceutical products, Plastics and articles , Sugars and sugar confectionery, Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers, Cotton, Ceramic products
Major ImportsCereals, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Meat and edible meat offal, Salt, sulphur, earths and stone, plastering materials, lime and cement, Iron and steel, Mineral fuels, mineral oils, Electrical machinery and equipment, Products of the milling industry, malt, starches, inulin, Beverages, spirits and vinegar, Ceramic products
Major Imports from IndiaCoffee, tea, maté and spices, Iron and steel, Electrical machinery and equipment, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Aluminium and articles thereof, Lead and articles thereof, Zinc and articles thereof, Tin and articles thereof, Other base metals, cermets, Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal, Miscellaneous articles of base metal
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaEXIM Bank of India had offered a concessional credit of US$41.6 million in the year 2013 for setting up a power plant in Moroni and the same has been accepted by Comoros. An Agreement to implement the LOC has been signed and the foundation stone for the project, laid in July 2015. A consortium of BHEL and Indian company Overseas Infrastructure Alliance (OIA) Ltd. are the contractors of the project.
Bordering NationsMozambique, Madagascar, Mayotte, Seychelles
Member of(Organisation internationale de la Francophonie), ( African Union), ( Arab League), ( Organisation of Islamic Cooperation)
Indian Embassy DetailsH.E. Shri Abhay Kumar
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
Embassy of India, 4, Lalana Rajaonson Emile, Tsaralalana, BP 1787, Antananarivo (Madagascar).
Email: amb.aanarivo@mea.gov.in
Phone: 261-20-2223334; +261-20-2227156
Embassy Details in IndiaH.E. Mr. Kanahiya Lal Ganju
Honorary Consul General
Honorary Consulate of Union of Comoros
27-28, D.S. Ground Floor, New Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi,Delhi (NCT)-110060
Email: klganju_comoros@hotmail.com
Phone: 91-11-28741319,28741328

 

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