The embassy’s Commercial section encourages and facilitates trade and investment by American companies in Guinea. If you’re an American firm interested in Guinea, make sure to see our Doing Business in Guinea page for information on the investment climate, economic data, and tips on how to get started or stay in touch once you’ve gotten established in Guinea.
Services Offered through the U.S. Department of Commerce:
In partnership with the U.S. Commercial Service, the embassy can provide a variety of business facilitation services to American companies interested in investing in, or exporting to, Guinea. Although some services are free, others are offered on a cost-recovery basis.
Schedule a briefing with our Economic/Commercial section during your trip to Conakry to get oriented to the local business environment. This service is free.
Trade Disputes and Advocacy
Running into roadblocks? Bidding for a government project in Guinea? The Economic/Commercial section may be able to provide advocacy support. This service is free.
Gold Key Service
Our trade professionals will set up a schedule of meetings for your trip to Conakry with pre-qualified Guinean companies ready to talk business. The Gold Key Service in Guinea costs $700 for the first day and $300 for the second day of appointments for a small company, and $2300 for the first day and $1000 for the second day of appointments for a large company.*
International Company Profile
Need background information on overseas partners? The International Company Profile program provides you with detailed reports on Guinean companies. The cost for each ICP report in Guinea is $600 for small companies and $900 for large companies.*
International Partner Search
The International Partner Search (IPS) identifies up to five prescreened local companies that are interested in working with your company. The cost for each IPS report in Guinea is $550 for a small company and $1400 for a large company.*
Single Company Promotion
Let us help you make your corporate event visible and successful with a custom promotion strategy, ranging from a simple press release to a cocktail reception. Fees for Single Company Promotions vary based on the nature of the promotion and the costs involved.
Commercial News USA
Commercial News USA is a bi-monthly publication of the United States Department of Commerce. This magazine lists new U.S. products and services and American firms seeking representation overseas. It is available online at http://www.export.gov/cnusa.
*A small company is defined as a firm with 500 or fewer employees or self-certified as a small business under SBA regulations. A large company is defined as a firm with more than 500 employees. Subsidiaries will be classified based on the size of the parent company.
Interested in purchasing a service or need more information? Contact the Economic/Commercial section (details at right), your local U.S. Export Assistance Center, or the U.S. Commercial Service regional office in Johannesburg.
For correspondents inside the U.S.:Department of State,
For correspondents outside the U.S.:
American Embassy Conakry
P.O. Box 603
Transversale No. 2
Centre Administratif de Koloma
Commune de Ratoma
Conakry, Republic of Guinea
For an appointment, please contact:
Ms Mahawa Camara (Economic and Commercial Assistant)
Phone: (+224) 655.104.428
Fax: (+224) 655.104.297
Mr. Michael Westendorp, Counselor for Economic and Commercial Affairs