Government Resources

Main Government Page
Statistics Office
Stock Exchanges
Commerce Ministry

Regulatory Agency Sites

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.

Other Resources

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 the Monetary Union: Côte d'Ivoire, Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, and Togo. The site provides information about monetary policy and markets, financial stability, payment systems, and the banking and financial system. In addition, the site provides relevant publications, research and studies, and an economic and financial database. The site is only available in French.

The website 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, and cost factors is provided.