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 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
The Republic of Cameroon
Head of State : Paul Biya
Population : 23.34 Million
Capital City : Yaoundé
Largest City : Douala,
Languages : French, English (both official); 24 major African language groups
Monetary Unit : CommunautéFinancièreAfricaine Franc (XAF)
Facts
GDP (USD) : 29.2 Billion (2014)
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD) : 507.03 million (2012)
GNI (USD) : 28.76 Billion (2015)
Exports of Goods & Services (USD) : 6.97 Billion (2014)
Imports of Goods & Services (USD) : 9.98 Billion (2014)
Life Expectancy at Birth : 55.49 Years (2014)
Intra-OIC Exports (USD) : 770.99 million (2013)
Intra-OIC Imports (USD) : 1,464.44 million (2013)
Location & Geography
Cameroon is located in West Africa with a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean and a triangular shape wedged between West and Central Africa. The country has borders with the Central African Republic in the East, Chad in the North-east, Nigeria in the North, Republic of the Congo in the South-east, and Equatorial Guinea and Gabon in the South. Meadows and pastures take up a limited land area while forests and woodlands cover more than half of the country. The land is diverse with coastal plains in the South-west, dissected plateau in the central region, mountains in the West and plains in the North. The low coastal plains in the South are covered with equatorial rain forests extending to the river Sanaga. Mount Cameroon is the highest summit in sub-Saharan West Africa. The climate is tropical along the coast and semiarid and hot in the North. It varies depending on the terrain.
Investment Profile
Doing Business 2016 Rank***Doing Business 2017 RankChange in Rank
1671661
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
44.4845.270.790000
Investment Opportunities
Eta Transport Package And Freight
Transportation | September 5, 2017
Recruitment Of A National Expert In Stress Management
Environment and Pollution | September 5, 2017
Production Development Project (Prodel)
Agriculture, Food and Beverages, Healthcare and Medicine, Consultancy | August 29, 2017
Events
Exhibition | December 07 - 10, 2017 | Cameroon
Exhibition | July 12 - 15, 2017 | Cameroon
Training | November 01 - 01, 2015 | Cameroon