(WIPO code: AO) (latest review February 2022)

by RCF – Protecting Innovation, S.A., Lisbon, Portugal

General Information

Area

1,246,700 sq. km.

Population

33.6 million (estimated July 2021).

Capital

Luanda.

Language

Portuguese (official).

Currency

Kwanza (AOA).

Imports

(2020): U.S.$ 15.12 billion.

Exports

(2020): U.S.$ 21 billion.

Agriculture

Bananas, sugarcane, coffee, sisal, corn, cotton, cassava (manioc), tobacco, vegetables, plantains, livestock, forest products, fish.

Industries

Petroleum, diamonds, iron ore, phosphates, feldspar, bauxite, uranium and gold, cement, basic metal products, fish processing, food processing, brewing, tobacco products, sugar, textiles, ship repair.

General Remarks

This former Portuguese colony became independent on November 11, 1975.