Major Imports, Exports, Industries & Business Opportunities in Sierra Leone, W Africa


Freetown is the capital city and main port of Sierra Leone and other major towns and cities include Koidu, Bo, Kenema, Makeni, Lunsar, Waterloo, Port Loko, Kabala, Yengema, Goderich, Magburaka, Kailahun, Rokupr and Segbwema

The Sierra Leone economy is based on industrial diamond production, and other precious stones; along with agriculture. Sierra Leone is one of the leading producers of diamonds in the world.

Other mineral and resource deposits in Sierra Leone include: vast amounts of rutile, iron-ore and bauxite. The major industries in Sierra Leone include: drinks, flour, wood, cigarettes, and furniture, plants, along with crude oil refining.

Rice, coffee, cocoa, oil palm and kernel, peanut, cassava, pissava, ginger, millet, livestock, and cattle are farmed in Sierra Leone for sale in the domestic market and for export to countries abroad.

The principal Sierra Leone exports are: diamond, rutile, and livestock.

Business, Commercial & Trade Investment Opportunities inSierra Leone

Sierra Leone gained independence in 1961. It occupies a total landmass of about 71,740 square kilometres. The Atlantic Ocean borders Sierra Leone to the west, Guinea to the north, and Liberia to the south. The climate in Sierra Leone is tropical, with an average temperature of about 800F or 270C.

The terrain of Sierra Leone contains: flat lowlands, savannah grassland, plains, rocky territory, hills, mountains rising to a height of over 1,900 metres, rivers, coastal mangrove swamps, and dense tropical rain forests.

The forests and rivers of Sierra Leone contain: crocodiles, porcupine, lions, antelopes, monkeys, chimpanzees, and various birds.



Tax Free Trade Zones

We advise international companies and corporations on the procedures and processes for the profitable export, import, sales and distribution of products and goods through the tax and duty free trade zones in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, The Gambia and Togo

Starting A Business

Free economic zones, free ports, import export processing zones and special economic zones where import & export taxes, fees, tarrifs and duties are payable at a reduced rate. We can help you set up your West African import export business properly from the start

Contracts & Insurance

Import export legal documents, trade & shipping contracts & cargo & freight insurance for manufacturers, importers, exporters, trade buyers, import export companies, overseas distributors, sales agents, suppliers and wholesalers in Sierra Leone

Business Opportunities

Business lawyers, commercial law firms & corporate attornies offering legal advice for business, commercial or trade investment opportunities and trading or investment partners in Freetown, Koidu, Bo, Kenema, Makeni, Lunsar, Waterloo, Port Loko, Kabala, Yengema, Goderich, Magburaka, Kailahun, Rokupr and Segbwema

Africa Import Export

P.O. Box 1783, Banjul
2nd Street East,
Fajara "M" Section
Tel: +220 437 2522
Cell: +220 799 0419
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Benin - Burkina Faso - Cameroon - Cape Verde - Chad - Equatorial Guinea - Gabon - Ghana
Guinea Bissau
- Guinea Conakry - Ivory Coast - Liberia - Mali - Mauritania - Nigeria - Niger
- Sierra Leone - The Gambia - Togo