Find Corporate expertise in Cameroon
The largest companies and multinationals in Cameroon can be found in the primary industries. The country benefits immensely from natural resources and a favourable climate which make it a relatively good primary commodity economy. Large companies include Alucam, the aluminium smelting subsidiary of Rio Tinto Alcan; the Cameroon Development Corporation, a state-owned agricultural enterprise said to be the largest employer; SOSUCAM, a sugar manufacturer; petroleum producers Elf, Perenco, and Pecten (Shell); banks, Société Genérale, Crédit Lyonnais, and Standard Chartered. There are currently only 3 companies listed on the Douala Stock Exchange, the country’s official securities bourse; Semc, a Cameroon subsidiary of French group Castel, Society of Agriculture and Forestry Cameroon (SAFACAM) and SOCAPALM, a palm oil company.