Angola

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INTRODUCING

Angola

Official title:
Republic of Angola

General information:
Capital: Luanda
Population: Approximately 32,9 million (as of 2021)
Total area: 1,25 million km2
Currency: Angolan kwanza (AOA)
National holiday: Independence Day, 11th November (1975)
Official language: Portuguese
Recognized national languages: Portuguese, Kikongo, Chokwe, Nhaneca, Nganguela, Fiote, Kwanhama, Muhumbi, Luvale

Type of government:
Unitary presidential republic

Honorary Consulate in Slovenia: Mr Andrej Toš

Diplomatic representative: H.E. Mrs Teodolinda Rosa Rodrigues Coelho Jesus dos Reis Ferreira (Vienna)

Economy:

  • GDP (nominal): $80,5 billion (2020 est.)
  • GDP (nominal) per capita: $2,311 (2020 est.)
  • GDP (PPP): $198,9 billion (2020 est.)
  • GDP (PPP) per capita: $5,709 (2020 est.)
  • GDP (real growth rate): 4,2% (2016 est.)

GDP per sector:

  • Agriculture 10,8%
  • Industry 65,3%
  • Services 23,9% (2019 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, copper, fertilizer, coffee, sisal, fish processing, food processing, textiles, cement, tabacco, tourism (potential)

Trade – Export

Exported commodities: crude oil, diamonds, refined petroleum products, sawn wood, coffee, fish, cotton

Export partners:

  • China 60,1% of total exports
  • United States 6,8%
  • India 6,2%
  • South Africa 5,3%
  • Netherlands 4,3%
  • Spain 3,5%
  • France 3,3%
  • Portugal 2,8%
  • Canada 2,2%
  • Singapore 1,2% (2020 est.)


Trade – Import

Imported commodities: machinery and electrical equipment, vehicles and spare parts pharmaceuticals, food, iron and steel, construction materials, textiles, fuel and lubricants

Import partners:

  • Portugal 18,2% of total imports
  • China 17,1%
  • South Africa 8,5%
  • United States 7,3%
  • Brazil 5,5%
  • United Kingdom 4,1%
  • Spain 3,9%
  • France 3,3%
  • United Arab Emirates 2,6%
  • Italy 2,5% (2020 est.)

Sources:

Central Intelligence Agency. 2023. The World Factbook: Algeria. Available at: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ag.html (February 10th 2023).