The IMF Country Reports Series covers economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with officials of the country, is published at the option of the member.
This paper provides a detailed summary of Côte D'Ivoire's National Development Plan for 2016-20. The plan aims to develop Côte d'Ivoire into an emerging market economy with a strong industrial base and to reduce poverty. Specifically, the plan calls for greater agricultural output, promotion of the manufacturing sector, and improvement in the standard of living. Steps will include modernization and improvement of public administration, better education and social services, a healthier business climate and access to credit for small and medium-sized businesses, and major road and energy infrastructure projects.