This section provides information for current and potential investors in Senegal.
A. Useful contacts for investing in Senegal, including market overviews and business environment
- Country Commercial Guide
- Doing Business 2017
- The Senegal Investment Promotion Agency – APIX (http://www.apix.sn and http://www.investinsenegal.com) provides investment information and assistance for entrepreneurs interested in starting a business or a foreign enterprise interested in investment in Senegal.
- Plan Senegal Emergent (PSE) http://www.finances.gouv.sn/en
- Register with the U.S. Embassy https://dakar.usembassy.gov/
B. Setting your company? Where to start?
- List of attorneys members of AmCham (PDF)
- List of audit and accounting firms members of AmCham (PDF)
- List of insurance companies members of AmCham (PDF)
C. U.S. Government Resources
Department of Commerce: The U.S. Department of Commerce promotes job creation, economic growth, sustainable development and improved standards of living for all Americans by working in partnership with businesses, universities, communities and our nation’s workers.
Export.gov: Brings together resources from across the U.S. Government to assist American businesses in planning their international sales strategies and succeed in today’s global marketplace. Export.gov also hosts information on the National Export Initiative.
Export Import Bank of the United States: The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is the official export credit agency of the United States. Ex-Im Bank's mission is to assist in financing the export of U.S. goods and services to international markets.
National IPR Center: The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) stands at the forefront of the U.S. government’s response to global intellectual property (IP) theft.
Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR): The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is responsible for developing and coordinating U.S. international trade, commodity, and direct investment policy, and overseeing negotiations with other countries.
Overseas Private Investment Corporation: OPIC is the U.S. Government’s development finance institution. It mobilizes private capital to help solve critical world challenges and in doing so, advances U.S. foreign policy. It works directly with the private sector to provide investors with financing, guarantees, political risk insurance, and support for private equity investment funds.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA): The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides support to U.S. small businesses and small –business owners across the nation through capital (loans), access to federal contracts, and counseling.