Programme Infrastructure

MODERNISE AND EXTEND THE PORT OF COTONOU

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Port of Cotonou

The Port of Cotonou is the lifeblood of Benin’s economy. Ninety per cent of trade passes through its doors, accounting for over 60% of GDP. The Government of Benin plans to modernise and reorganise the Cotonou port’s infrastructure to facilitate exports and reinvigorate Benin’s economic growth.

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Target partners


International and panafrican financial institutions
Bilateral partners
Consultancies

192m
Impact on GDP (€)
19,000
Jobs created
96m
Impact on exports (€)
612.8m
Total value of FDI (€)
2017 Study; Search for partners; Start of construction
2018 Construction
2019 Construction
2020 End of construction
Project end 2020