SEYCHELLES AND CAMEROON:A MARKET EVALUATIONYiming Kong7/19/2012
Overview• Summary• Location• People and Society• Economy• Communication and Transportation• About Pets
Summary• Seychelles would be a better choice for our pets company to open business.• Also, we can choose Cameroon to manufacture pets’ items.
People and SocietySeychelles Cameroon• Total population: 90,000 • Total population: 20,129,878• Unemployment rate: 2% • Unemployment rate: 30%• Education expenditures: 5% of • Education expenditures: 3.7% GDP • Literacy rate:75.9%• Literacy rate:91.84% • HIV: very serious• HIV: serious
Economy Table 1—Seychelles GDP status in the Table 2—Cameroon GDP status in the past three years past three yearsUS Dollar 2009 2010 2011 US Dollar 2009 2010 2011GDP— 1.938 billion 2.142 billion 2.244 billion GDP— 44.06 billion 45.39 billion 47.12 billionpurchasing purchasingpower parity power parityGDP—per 22,600 23,800 24,700 GDP—per 2,200 2,200 2,300capital capitalGDP—real 0.7% 6.3% 5% GDP—real 2% 3.2% 3.8%growth rate growth rate Obviously, per capital of GDP of Seychellois is comparative higher than Cameroonian. Seychelles’s economy remains stable growth after it suffered a big hit from 2006 to 2009; In contract, the economic conditions are still grim in the Cameroon with severe corruption problem and a challenging environment for the foreign investors.
EconomySeychelles Cameroon Percentage of GDP Percentage of GDP Composition in 2011 Composition in 2011 Agriculture Agriculture Industry Industry Services Services Seychelles is an import country; However, Cameroon’s economy depends on a large amount of exporting commodities.
Communication and transportationCommunication Status in Seychelles Cameroon2009Total population 90,000 20,129,878Telephone lines in use 22,000 496,500Mobile cellular in use 117,600 10,409,000Overall status exceeds 150 telephones per 100 less than 50% of populationTable 3—Communication status in both Seychelles and Cameroon connected persons can beInternet users 32,000 749,600TransportationMain transportation tools are air ports and port in Seychelles;In the Cameroon, except airports and ports, it has railways and roadways fortransportation.
About PetsAldabra Giant Tortoise in theSeychelles Hyacinth macaws in the Cameroon
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