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Cameroon: 76% of export revenues generated by 6 products in 2018

Cameroon: 76% of export revenues generated by 6 products in 2018
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(Business in Cameroon) - Most of Cameroon’s exports are still constituted of a reduced number of products. Indeed, according to figures published by the national institute for statistics (INS), in 2018, the country generated 76.5% of its export revenues from just six products

Oil products are on the top of the list. According to the figures, crude oil helped the country generate 40.8% of its export revenues during the period under review while LNG generated 5.9% of the said revenues.

Next, are agricultural products with 11.1% and 5.5% of export revenues respectively generated by cocoa and cotton.

Forestry products, on the other hand, accounted for 13.2% of Cameroon's export revenues in 2018. In detail, sawn wood accounted for 7.5% of those exports revenues, compared to 5.7% for raw log. 

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