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 (CSC)

The Superior Council of Communication (CSC) is responsible for the regulation of telecommunications & broadcasting in Burkina Faso. The CSC 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

Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)

The Central Bank of the West African States (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 site provides information on interest rates and inflation, money market securities, and currency rates. It also contains an economic and financial database. Site only available in French.

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.