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Regulatory Agency Sites
The Transitory Authority for the Regulation of Posts and Telecommunications of Benin (ATRPT) is responsible for defining standards & regulations for telecommunications producers. ATRPT grants licenses and permits to operators, arbitrates disputes between consumers and operators, sets tariffs & prices, defines technical requirements of equipment, and enforces the numbering plan for telecommunications. This resource is only available in French.
The BCEAO is the common central bank of the eight member states which form the West African Economic and Monetary Union: Côte d'Ivoire, Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Guinea-Bissau and Togo. The BCEAO is a public international institution. French is the official working language of the organization, but the site provides a number of documents in English.
The Benin Chamber of Commerce and Industry website provides a variety of business support and training services, information on investing, exporting and events, as well as general tourist information on the country. Site is only available in French.
A site put together by the University of Pennsylvania, it includes a great amount of information on culture, business, climate, customs, and more. The facts about the Republic of Benin link is especially useful as it also includes short expressions in Fon.
This section of Culture Crossing includes basic cultural practices in Benin for greetings, personal space, gestures, eye contact, etc. It also includes general business etiquette in the country related to meetings, dress, negotiations, gift giving, etc