The government of Cote d’Ivoire has expressed satisfaction with the pace of FinTech growth in the country.
Modibo Samaké, the Advisor to the Prime Minister of Côte d’Ivoire in a statement described the country as“a privileged meeting place” for the best fintech players in the world.
“The economy of the nation as a whole is doing fairly well, having grown by 8 percent over the preceding decade.
“As a result, the economy of the Ivory Coast is now accessible to the rest of the world.
“Even though this growth slowed by 2% because of the Covid-19 pandemic, it finally peaked at 6% by 2021, “Samaké said.
Samaké’s comments are coming on the sideline of the Next Fintech Forum.
This year’s event which is expected to host 600 participants will hold in Abidjan at the Radisson Blu Hotel on November 22 and 23.
The program is expected to give players in the African FinTech Sector the opportunity to connect in the areas of funding, partnership as well as marketing.
Expected participants include regulators from the Central Bank of West African States, the Central Bank of the Republic of Guinea, the Central Bank of Mauritania, the Stock Exchange Authority of Ghana, and the Kigali International Finance Centre.
Others include the Africa Fintech Network, the Fintech Association of Nigeria, the Rwanda Fintech Association, the Ghana Fintech, and Payment Association, and the Cote d’Ivoire Fintech Association.