Fact Sheet: Cameroon - Canada's Priority Market

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Fast Facts

  • Capital: Yaoundé
  • Population (millions): 21.46
  • Total area: 472,710 km2
  • Currency: Franc CFA
  • Language (s): English, French, African languages

Economic Facts 2012

  • GDP ($ billions): 25.32
  • GDP per capita ($): 1,180
  • GDP growth (%): 4.6
  • Inflation (%): 2.4
  • Unemployment (%): 3.8

Key Opportunities

  • Education
  • Infrastructure

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 20122007
Canada’s merchandise exports to Cameroon$39.5$19.5
Canada’s merchandise imports from Cameroon$11.0$7.2
Canadian investment in CameroonNot availableCommercially sensitive information
Cameroonian investment in CanadaCommercially sensitive informationNot available