Burkina Faso: Resources

Government Resources
Main Government Page gouvernement.gov.bf
Statistics Office insd.bf
Stock Exchanges brvm.org
Commerce Ministry commerce.gov.bf

Regulatory Agency Sites

Burkina Faso: Regulation Authority of Communications and Electronics Post

The Regulation Authority of Communications and Electronics Post (ARCE) regulates electronic communication in Burkina Faso. ARCE grants licenses to broadcasting operators and monitors their products to ensure they adhere to regulatory legislation. ARCE monitors the frequency spectrum, resolves disputes, encourages the development of new equipment, and more. This website is only available in French.

Burkina Faso: Superior Council of Communication

The Superior Council of Communication (CSC) is responsible for the regulation of telecommunications & broadcasting in Burkina Faso. The SCS accomplishes this by implementing laws and licenses to operators and monitoring producers' compliance with the laws. The CSC also protects consumers and promotes free, cheap competition. This resource is only available in French.

Other Resources

Burkina Faso: Chamber of Commerce and Industry

This web site of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Burkina Faso provides information on developing a business and investing in the country. Information on banking, regulations, cost factors, etc. is provided. Site is only available in French.

Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)

The Central Bank of the West African States, BCEAO for short, 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.

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