Cameroon: In-depth PEST insights

 Published On: May, 2017 |    No of Pages: 31 |  Published By: MarketLine | Format: PDF
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This PEST country analysis report on Cameroon provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.


- Understand the political system in Cameroon through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
- Understand the economic situation in Cameroon through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
- Understand customer demographics in Cameroon through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
- Understand the technological landscape in Cameroon through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.


- The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Cameroon, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
- The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Cameroon's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment."
- The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.

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- What is the outlook in Cameroon in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
- How does Cameroon perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
- How does Cameroon perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
- How does Cameroon perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?
Table of Contents
Overview 2
Catalyst 2
Summary 2
Key highlights 2
Key developments (January 2016-April 2017) 3
Key Facts and Geographic Location 8
Key facts 8
Geographical location 9
Political Landscape 10
Summary 10
Evolution 10
Structure and policies 11
Key political figures 11
Structure of government 11
Structure of legislature 11
Foreign and defense policies 12
Performance 13
Governance indicators 13
Economic Landscape 14
Summary 14
Evolution 14
Structure and policies 15
Financial system 15
Performance 16
GDP and growth rate 16
Fiscal situation 20
International investment position 21
Monetary situation 22
Employment 22
Social Landscape 24
Summary 24
Evolution 24
Structure and policies 24
Demographic composition 24
Education 26
Healthcare 26
Performance 26
Healthcare 26
Education 27
Technological Landscape 28
Summary 28
Evolution 28
Structure and policies 28
Intellectual property 28
Research and development 28
Performance 29
Opportunity sectors 29
Appendix 30
Ask the analyst 30
About MarketLine 30
Disclaimer 30

List of Tables
Table 1: Cameroon – key facts 8
Table 2: Mid-year population by age (% of total population), 2016 25

List of Figures
Figure 1: Map of Cameroon 9
Figure 2: Cameroon – key political events timeline 10
Figure 3: Cameroon – key political figures 11
Figure 4: Distribution of seats in the National Assembly after the September 2013 elections in Cameroon 12
Figure 5: Evolution of GDP growth in Cameroon, 2005–16 15
Figure 6: GDP and GDP growth rate of Cameroon (constant prices), 2010–20 16
Figure 7: Sector-specific GDP in Cameroon, 2016 17
Figure 8: Agricultural output in Cameroon, 2010–16 18
Figure 9: Industrial output in Cameroon, 2010–16 19
Figure 10: Services output in Cameroon, 2010–16 20
Figure 11: Cameroon’s total trade position, 2011–14 21
Figure 12: Cameroon’s inflation, 2010–20 22
Figure 13: Unemployment in Cameroon, 2010–20 23
Figure 14: Major religions in Cameroon 26
Figure 15: Health expenditure 2008–15 27
Figure 16: Internet users and penetration 2010–15 29

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