Burkina Faso-China Relations

Country profile

GDP: US$ 14.125 billion

GDP growth: 6% (2019) and 6% (2020)

Population: 19,751,535 million people

President: Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

Prime minister: Christophe Joseph Marie Dabire

Minister of Foreign affairs: Alpha Barry

Ambassador to China: In process of being nominated


Development strategy (click here to read)


Bilateral trade relations


Import from China: 169,151,779 (2008) and 281,472,273 (2018)

Export to China: 183,913,357 (2008) and 14,229,756 (2018)


Key cooperation areas: Infrastructure and Human resource development (hydroelectric dams, sports infrastructures, hospitals, etc.) in exchange of an implementation of Chinese companies like Huawei.