Flag France / Cameroon Flag

Exports Flag β†’ Flag  (2018): $562M, Rnk 68 / 214

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $84.6M, Packaged Medicaments

Exports Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $399M, Rnk 4 / 109

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $123M, Crude Petroleum

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 1.42, Rnk 15 / 137

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI -1.18, Rnk 118 / 137

France-Cameroon: In 2018, France exported $562M to Cameroon. The main products exported from France to Cameroon were Packaged Medicaments ($84.6M), Wheat ($27.4M), and Malt ($22.7M). During the last 23 years the exports of France to Cameroon have increased at an annualized rate of 1.73%, from $379M in 1995 to $562M in 2018.

Cameroon-France: In 2018, Cameroon exported $399M to France. The main products exported from Cameroon to France were Crude Petroleum ($123M), Cocoa Butter ($83.3M), and Bananas ($81.5M). During the last 23 years the exports of Cameroon to France have decreased at an annualized rate of 1.23%, from $531M in 1995 to $399M in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, France ranked 15 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.42), and 6 in total exports ($563B). That same year, Cameroon ranked 118 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.18), and 116 in total exports ($4.26B). N/A

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, France exported $562M to Cameroon. The main products exported from France to Cameroon were Packaged Medicaments ($84.6M), Wheat ($27.4M), and Malt ($22.7M). During the last 23 years the exports of France to Cameroon have increased at an annualized rate of 1.73%, from $379M in 1995 to $562M in 2018.

In 2018, Cameroon exported $399M to France. The main products exported from Cameroon to France were Crude Petroleum ($123M), Cocoa Butter ($83.3M), and Bananas ($81.5M). During the last 23 years the exports of Cameroon to France have decreased at an annualized rate of 1.23%, from $531M in 1995 to $399M in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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France
Top Destination
: Germany, $78.5B

Cameroon
Top Destination
: China, $999M

This map shows whether countries import more from France or Cameroon. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from France and Cameroon or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2018, countries that imported more from France than Cameroon were Germany ($78.5B), United States ($44.8B), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($42.9B).

In 2018, no countries were registered that imported more from Cameroon than from France.

Comparative Advantage France - Cameroon

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This chart compares trade between France and Cameroon by product, considering products traded by both, France and Cameroon.

During 2018, France had a large net trade with Cameroon in the exports of Machines ($139M), Chemical Products ($135M), and Foodstuffs ($56.2M).

During 2018, Cameroon had a large net trade with France in the exports of Foodstuffs ($123M), Mineral Products ($123M), and Vegetable Products ($95.6M).

Tariff Section

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This sections shows import tariffs for products traded between France and Cameroon (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2017, the products from France that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Cameroon were Grape wines, alcoholic grape must nes (15.2%) and Wine; still, in containers holding more than 2 litres but not more than 10 litres (5.08%).

In 2014, the products from Cameroon that paid the highest import tariffs to enter France were Horses: live, other than pure-bred breeding animals (30%) and Mules and hinnies: live (30%).

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*The tariffs present between France and Cameroon are:
122: EU preferential tariff for sugar producing countries
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
177: Preferential tariff for Cameroon

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between France and Cameroon. The forecast is based on a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more France has comparative advantage over Cameroon. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Cameroon has comparative advantage over France.