On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with Cameroon. If you are interested in exploring trade or investment possibilities in the country, feel free to contact the International Trade Council team. Additionally, we encourage you to engage with the official government investment agency featured on this page.
It is important to note that while the statistics presented on this page were understood to be accurate at the time of publication, they are subject to change over time. Please consult your ITC Trade Commissioner for up-to-date information.
Type of Government: Republic
Population: 27.20 million (2021)
GDP: 45.34 billion USD (2021)
Corporate Tax Rate: 30%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 11% - 38.5%
Major Exports: Crude Petroleum ($1.87B), Petroleum Gas ($795M), Cocoa Beans ($563M), Sawn Wood ($437M), and Gold ($312M), exporting mostly to China ($1.43B), Netherlands ($668M), India ($421M), Italy ($350M), and United Arab Emirates ($278M).
Major Imports: Special Purpose Ships ($495M), Refined Petroleum ($382M), Other Furniture ($333M), Rice ($327M), and Wheat ($256M), importing mostly from China ($2.71B), France ($621M), Nigeria ($551M), India ($391M), and Russia ($308M).
Investment Agency: Cameroon Investment Promotion Agency
National Chamber of Commerce: Cameroon Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Crafts
Customs Agency: Cameroon Customs