Sub-subject: Autonomous Port of Lomé.
Access to Burkina, Niger, and Mali.
- The Autonomous Port of Lomé (Republic of Togo)
- The main features of the Port of Lomé
- Access to Burkina, Niger, and Mali.
- Togolese Free Trade Zone/Export processing zone
Sample of the Sub-subject: Port of Lomé (Togo):
Sub-Subject Description: Autonomous Port of Lomé
- The Port of Lomé is one of the biggest ports in West Africa
- Deepwater port (14 metres)
- Location: in the Gulf of Guinea
- 80% of Togolese foreign trade
- Top export products: phosphates, cocoa, coffee, copra, and cotton
- Traffic: 8 million tonnes
- Access to landlocked countries of West Africa (Sahel terminal): Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso (railway project)
- Niger and Mali has one warehouse in the Port of Lomé
- Ro-Ro ships
- Four transit warehouses
- Lomé Container Terminal. Management of the private Container Terminal
- Bolloré Logistics in Togo has invested 300 billion FCFA in the third platform
Togolese Free Trade Zone/Export processing zone (SAZOF).
- Togo Export Processing Authority - SAZOF
- Tax and duty free incentives
- Customs free transhipment (for Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) countries)
- 62 companies (mainly in manufacturing and services)
- Near 10,000 employees
- Food and wood industry, Clothing, Cosmetic, and Pharmaceutics
Trans-African Highways (Transport corridors).
- Corridor Dakar-Lagos
Maritime Transport in Africa - West African ports