Cote d’Ivoire has issued a 100 billion CFA franc (171 million dollars) eight-year bond with a six per cent coupon, the treasury website said on Friday.

The bond, issued on July 16, will be sold in units of 10,000 CFA francs until July 26 to investors across the region’s eight-nation CFA franc currency zone. ($1 = 583.7000 CFA francs)