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About Togo

Togo, officially known as the Togolese Republic is a country in West Africa and a former French colony. The country has a good tropical climate and rich forestry.

The economy of Togo is driven by Agriculture and Mining. Petroleum forms a secondary economy of the country.

Country Facts

 

Basic Details
RegionAfrica
Capital CityLomé
Government Typepresidential republic
Official LanguagesFrench
CurrencyWest African CFA franc, XOF
Phone Code +228
Important CitiesSokodé, Kara, Kpalimé, Atakpamé, Bassar, Tsévié, Aného, Mango, Dapaong, Tchamba, Niamtougou
National DayIndependence Day (Apr-27)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking97
Primary IndustriesAgriculture,Mining.
Major ExportsSalt, sulphur, earths and stone, plastering materials, lime and cement, Mineral fuels, mineral oils , Cotton, Plastics and articles thereof, Essential oils and resinoids, perfumery, cosmetic , Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Animal or vegetable fats and oils , Beverages, spirits and vinegar, Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down
Major Exports to IndiaCereals, Pharmaceutical products, Mineral fuels, mineral oils , Plastics and articles thereof, Paper and paperboard, articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Cotton, Articles of iron or steel, Aluminium and articles thereof, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Organic chemicals
Major ImportsMineral fuels, mineral oils , Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Plastics and articles thereof, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Pharmaceutical products, Electrical machinery and equipment , Iron and steel, Cotton, Animal or vegetable fats and oils, Cereals, Sugars and sugar confectionery
Major Imports from IndiaSalt, sulphur, earths and stone, plastering materials, lime and cement, Cotton, Edible fruit and nuts, peel of citrus fruit or melons, Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit, Iron and steel, Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal, Animal or vegetable fats and oils, Aluminium and articles thereof, Copper and articles thereof, Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material, Zinc and articles thereof
Foreign Relations
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Trade Agreements with IndiaTotal bilateral trade between the two countries stood at US$ 501.75 million in 2011-12. During the year 2012-13, bilateral trade registered US$ 480.30 million with export from India at US$ 299.88 million and import from Togo at US$ 180.42 million.
Bordering NationsGhana, Benin, Burkina Faso
Member of(African Union), ( Organisation internationale de la Francophonie), ( Organisation of Islamic Cooperation), ( United Nations)
Indian Embassy DetailsH.E. Mr. Radhakishin Lalwani
Honorary Consul General
High Commission of India
Imm. Mereda 18 Rue De Commerce C/o Hotel Krimas, GPO Box-1003 Lome (Togo)
Email: lalwanirp@hotmail.com
Phone: 00-228-22223004 / 22223005/ 22212432
Embassy Details in India

 

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