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U.S. Relationship

Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in Yamoussoukro in Côte d'Ivoire visited in October 2018
Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in Yamoussoukro in Côte d'Ivoire visited in October 2018

U.S.-Côte d’Ivoire Relations

The U.S. established diplomatic relations with Côte d’Ivoire in 1960, following Côte d’Ivoire’s independence from France. The U.S. government’s overriding interests in Côte d’Ivoire have long been to help restore peace, encourage disarmament and reunification of the country, and support a democratic government whose legitimacy can be accepted by all the citizens of Côte d’Ivoire.
Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in Yamoussoukro in Côte d'Ivoire visited in October 2018

U.S. Assistance to Côte d'Ivoire

U.S. assistance to Côte d’Ivoire is focused on four priority areas: strengthening democracy and governance, expanding economic opportunities, advancing security sector reform, and improving health care systems and outcomes. The Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact with Côte d’Ivoire will support the country’s drive to diversify its economy through investments in the education and transportation sectors.
Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in Yamoussoukro in Côte d'Ivoire visited in October 2018

Bilateral Economic Relations

Côte d’Ivoire is eligible for preferential trade benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act. The U.S. has a trade and investment framework agreement with the West African Economic and Monetary Union, of which Côte d’Ivoire is a member. In 2017, the U.S. and Côte d’Ivoire signed a five-year $524.7 million Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact to facilitate the transportation of
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Integrated Country Strategies

The Integrated Country Strategy is the four-year strategy articulating U.S. priorities in a given country. The Chief of Mission leads the strategy.

Investment Climate Statements

The Investment Climate Statements analyze a variety of economies that are or could be markets for U.S. businesses and provide information on the business climates.

Fiscal Transparency Report

The Fiscal Transparency Report analyzes government transparency and identifies needed changes to improve public spending accountability.

The U.S. delivers COVID vaccines to Côte D'Ivoire.

COVID-19 Vaccine Deliveries

Since August, 2021 the United States has donated 12,106,750 safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine doses with the people of Côte d’Ivoire. This includes 11,600,550 Pfizer and 506,200 J&J doses. Of the 12,106,750 vaccine doses, 100% were donated in partnership with COVAX.

The United States is committed to leading an international and coordinated effort to accelerate access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines to meet global needs. The United States is working with other governments and partners including COVAX, Caricom, and the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) to protect communities from COVID-19 and apply lessons from this pandemic to enhance health security now and in the future.

Learn more about our work Delivering Vaccines and on COVID-19 Recovery.

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