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281ServicesINTRODUCTIONIn 2014, the growth of the tertiary sector was 5.7%. Its contribution to real growth rose from 2.55 points to 2.78 points. This growth was observed in the sub sectors of transport, telecom- munications, banking and financial institutions. In 2013, the growth of this sector was estimated at 5.3% and contributed 2.5 percentage points to real growth. It accounted for 49.1% of GDP.TRADEGovernment’s objectives in the development of trade are focused on two operational programs: export development and regulation of the domes- tic market.EXPORT DEVELOPMENTIn 2014, the added value of trade grew by 6.7% against 10.6% in 2013. Border insecurity contributed to this deceleration.In the first half 2015, Cameroon participated at international expositions in Milan and Lagos and organized CEMAC cross-border fair in Kye-Ossi.These operations allowed to present products made in Cameroon like Moringa, ground coffee,pepper Penja, Oku white honey, cocoa (choco- late, cocoa powder) and craft objects. The Minister of Commerce organized 184 promotio- nal sales campaigns for consumer products and MIRAP organized 105 periodic test markets.REGULATING THE DOMESTIC MARKETIn 2014, the main activities included: the fight against illegal trade, improving the organization of marketing channels; promoting local products; improving consumer protection.To improve the distribution of consumer products and promote proximity sales, 38 periodic mar- kets were built. Promotional campaigns to sell rice, vegetable oils and local products were organized in regional and departmental delega- tions of the Ministry of Commerce.SANITATIONThe consolidation of the national economic space took on particular importance this year with the intensification of controls on the effectiveness and compliance with regulation on stamping alcohol and tobacco.These controls allowed in 2014 to better unders- tand the extent of the phenomenon of fraud andLES ATOUTS ECONOMIQUES DU CAMEROUN

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