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Cameroon - The challenge : harnessing unrealized potential - a private sector assessment (English)

The Private Sector Assessment (PSA) of Cameroon has two main objectives: a) to make an assessment of the constraints to private sector development in Cameroon; and b) to make recommendations on what action would be required to stimulate sustainable private sector growth. The report is divided into three chapters. Chapter 1 presents a brief description of the Cameroonian economy and the profile, shape and recent development of the private sector in Cameroon. Chapter 2 discusses the magnitude of constraints currently faced by the private sector in Cameroon, their relative importance and how policies affect the overall business environment and the cost of doing business there. Detailed recommendations are made following the discussion of each constraint. Chapter 3 summarizes the conclusions and recommendations of the PSA, outlines the likely shape of the critical mass of reform required and presents a Government action priority reform agenda. Annexes to the report are not intended to be a statistical review of Cameroon but to provide supporting documents to the issues discussed in the PSA.

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Cameroon - The challenge : harnessing unrealized potential - a private sector assessment (English). World Development Sources, WDS 1996 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.