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Madagascar

Official Title:
Republic of Madagascar


General Information

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the statistic is unavailable.
5-year trade
Canada - Madagascar
Year Exports Imports
2009 $71,383,563 $41,550,606
2010 $85,152,102 $50,396,371
2011 $23,907,912 $63,526,226
2012 $20,268,172 $86,016,673
2013 $21,955,441 $97,050,670
Product trade (2013)
21 HS Chapters
Canada - Madagascar
Chapter Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $ $751,752
02 Veg. Prod. $371,380 $11,151,685
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $1,957
04 Food Prod. $42,738 $327,563
05 Mineral Prod. $131,519 $77,531,952
06 Chemical Prod. $56,708 $405,921
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $1,043,746 $812
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $5,745 $22,116
09 Wood Prod. $1,898 $167,144
10 Paper Prod. $106,483 $1,269
11 Textiles Prod. $1,219,135 $5,793,282
12 Dress Access. $2,558 $106,298
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $17,986 $24,168
14 Precious Metals/stones $852,865 $657,523
15 Base Metal Prod. $932,678 $1,346
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $15,730,192 $1,857
17 Vehicles and Equip. $511,078 $31,641
18 Specialized Inst. $832,938 $928
19 Arms & Ammunition $3,216 $
20 Misc. Articles $61,652 $8,684
21 Antiques $ $62,772

Capital: Antananarivo
Population (million): 22.97
Total Area: 587,040km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 8885.23 Franc (MGF)(2013)
National Holiday: 26 June, Independence Day
Language(s): French, Malagasy


Political Information

Type of State:
Republic

Type of Government:
Bicameral National Assembly - 127 Seats Senate - 100 Seats

Head of State:
President Hery RAJAONARIMAMPIANINA

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Roger KOLO

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs: Arisoa Lala RAZAFITRIMO
Finance and Budgets: Jean RAZAFINDRAVONONA

Main Political Parties:
I Love Madagascar (TIM) Association for the Rebirth of Madagascar (AREMA)

Elections:
Next : 2018 (Presidential and Legislative)


Economic Information (2013)

Comparative figures
Type Madagascar Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 11.54 1878.77
GDP per capita: ($) 502.38 53518.54
GDP growth rate: (%) 2.36 2.01
Inflation: (%) 5.82 0.96
Unemployment: (%) 0 7.08

Trade and Investment (2013)

Canadian exports to country: $21,955,441
Canadian imports from country: $97,050,670
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Madagascar: $ million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Constant Horace

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Chargé d’affaires Bradley Belanger


August 2014
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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Date Modified:
2010-02-19