Cameroon – Agriculture: Cameroon and Russia consider setting up coffee exchange

Cameroon and Russia consider setting up coffee exchange
Written by Deckson N.

The Cameroonian economic operators and the Moscow Chamber of Commerce foster the ambition of setting up a coffee exchange, it is officially learned.

The project, which Minister of Commerce Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana (photo), listed among the activities to be supported by his ministerial department this year, was discussed during the Cameroon Economic Days in Moscow organized in October 2016.

Indeed, Russia is, along with Germany and Belgium, among the three largest destinations of coffee (Arabica and robusta) produced in Cameroon. With 81.36% of the volumes exported, according to official statistics of the campaign 2014-2015.

In addition to the aforementioned project, Minister Mbarga Atangana underlined the wishes of his collaborators; This year, “in terms of the conquest of external markets, in particular proximity markets“, the priority of the Ministry of Commerce will be “subregional and regional space, with an emphasis on obtaining from Cemac and the Ceeac, the approvals to the Community preferential scheme “, for the benefit of Cameroonian companies.

This member of the Government therefore appealed to local economic operators to get closer to the relevant departments of his ministry, with a view to obtaining assistance in the assembly of their Applications.

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