Angola

Angola

Official title:

Republic of Angola 

 

 

 

 

 

General information: 

Capital: Luanda 

Population: 19,625,353 (2015 est.) 

Total area: 1,246,700 km2 

Currency: Angolan kwanza (AOA) 

National holiday: Independence Day, 11th November (1975) 

Official language: Portuguese 

Recognized national languages: Kikongo, Chokwe, Umbundu, Kimbundu, Ganguela, Kwanyama 

 

Type of government: 

Unitary presidential republic

Honorary Consulate in Slovenia: Mr Andrej Toš

Diplomatic representative: H.E. Ms Maria de Jesus dos Reis Ferreira (Vienna - Austria)

 

Economy: 

GDP (nominal): $142 billion (2015 est.) 

GDP (nominal) per capita: $6,417 (2015 est.) 

GDP (PPP): $189 billion (2015 est.) 

GDP (PPP) per capita: $8,573 (2015 est.)

GDP (real growth rate): 4,2% (2016 est.) 

GDP per sector: 

  • Agriculture 8,5%
  • Industry 6,2%
  • Services 31,3% (2014 est.)

 

Agriculture products: bananas, sugarcane, coffee, sisal, corn, cotton, cassava (manioc, tapioca), tobacco, vegetables, plantains, livestock, forest products, fish

 

Main industries: petroleum, diamonds, iron ore, phosphates, feldspar, bauxite, uranium, gold, cement, basic metal products, fish processing, food processing, brewing, tobacco products, sugar, textiles, ship repair

 

Trade - Export

Exported commodities: crude oil, diamonds, refined oil, gas

Export partners: 

  • China 48,1%
  • EU 28 19,2%
  • US 8,9%
  • India 8,7%
  • Taiwan 4,6%

 

Trade - Import

Imported commodities: vehicles, machinery and boilers, iron and steel, electrical and electronic equipement

Import partners: 

  • EU 28 33,9%
  • China 23,7%
  • US 8,1%
  • South Korea 7,1%
  • Brazil 5%

 

Sources:

African Economic Outlook. 2015. Angola. Available at: http://www.africaneconomicoutlook.org/fileadmin/uploads/aeo/2015/CN_data/CN_Long_EN/Angola_GB_2015.pdf (February 5th 2016).

 

KPMG. 2015. Economic Snapshot: Angola. Available at: http://www.kpmg.com/Africa/en/KPMG-in-Africa/Documents/2015%20Q2%20Snapshots/KPMG_Angola%202015Q2.pdf (February 5th 2016).

 

European Commission – Directorate-General for Trade. 2015. EU, Trade in goods with Angola. Available at: http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2006/september/tradoc_122456.pdf (February 5th 2016).