(WIPO code: GN) (latest review July 2021)
245,857 sq. km.
12,877,894 (estimated July 2021).
Main agricultural and natural products
Manioc, bananas, sugar cane, pineapples, grains, groundnuts.
Main Mineral Products
Bauxite, alumina, gold, copper, diamond.
Bauxite, alumina, coffee, pineapples.
(per capita): U.S.$ 1,020 (estimated 2020).
Guinea was formerly a French colony and obtained its independence on October 2, 1958.
Sometimes also called Guinea-Conakry, it is principally an agricultural country.
The patents, designs and trademark laws in force in Guinea are, with minor amendments, the same as the French laws applicable immediately before independence. No new patent, trademark and design laws have as yet been promulgated.