The Government Portal of Burkina Faso provides current and future plans for the country as well as government resources. There is also a section that outlines foreign direct investment opportunities and resources in Burkina Faso. Site is available only in French.
The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts, also known as Ministere du Commerce de la Promotion de l'Entreprise et de L'Artisanat, is the government arm that promotes and regulates the development and growth of businesses in Burkina Faso. The site provides information on the policy and plans of the ministry, online documents, and a news section. Site available only in French.
The Burkina Faso National Institute of Statistics and Demography is an organization under the Ministry of Economy and Finance. Structural and trend data are provided as well as a catalog of publications. Site is only available in French.
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.
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.
The Regional Stock Exchange (BRVM) is a specialized financial institution with a mission of public service for each African country of the Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). It is responsible for organizing and ensuring the completion of transactions in securities and informing the investors of this region. The BRVM site contains current market data, listings, information about stakeholders, important regulatory documents, and numerous forms of downloadable media.