Cameroon is often known as “Africa in miniature” because of its geographical and cultural diversity. The Central African country has one of the highest literacy rates on the continent, but its economic progress has been hampered by corruption and decades of authoritarian rule.
What is Cameroon known for producing?
Main agricultural products include plantains, cattle meat, cocoa beans, taro, bananas, maize, fresh vegetables and groundnuts. Cameroon’s primary export crops are cocoa, cotton, coffee, bananas, rubber and palm oil (FAO, 14.07. 2006). The country’s main export partner is the European Union.
What is capital of Cameroon?
What goods does Cameroon import and export?
Foreign Trade in Figures
Its main export commodities are fuel (oil, gas), minerals (coal, aluminum), wood, cocoa, cotton, and rubber. Cameroon mainly imports mineral fuels and oil, food (rice, wheat, fish, etc.), medicines, and manufactured products (vehicles, machinery, electrical and electronic equipment).