Standards and Regulation in Cameroon

Cameroon ranks number 163 out of 183 in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index (2010). A high ranking on the Ease of Doing Business Index means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of businesses. Regulation of Cameroon’s private sector is usually carried out by a national or regional. Key national regulators in Cameroon include the Telecommunication Regulatory Board (ART) and the National Commission of Petroleum Products, both of which issue licenses. Financial markets are regulated by regional bodies: Interprofessional Committee of the Insurance Market (Conférence Internationale des Marchés d’Assurances-CIMA) and the Central African Banking Commission (COBAC). Cameroon is a member if the International Organization for Stanardization. The subscribing standards body is the Agency for Standards and Quality (Agence des Normes et de la Qualité – ANOR).

Standards and Regulation organisations in Cameroon
Agence des Normes et de la Qualité - ANOR
Central African Banking Commission (COBAC)