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Ivory Coast to issue 3-year, 100 bln CFA bond on July 19

ABIDJAN, July 14 (Reuters) – Ivory Coast will issue a three-year, 100 billion CFA franc ($172 million) bond on July 19, the West Africa debt planning agency AUT said late on Thursday.

The bond, with a 5.7 percent coupon, will be sold in units of 10,000 CFA francs to investors across the region’s eight-nation currency zone. ($1 = 579.8500 CFA francs) (Reporting by Loucoumane Coulibaly; Editing by Nellie Peyton and Alison Williams)