According to information published by the United Nations Conference on Commerce and Development (UNCCD) last June 7 2017, from 1990 to 2016, Cameroon has received in 26 years 5769.8 million dollars. This amount corresponds to 1% of the total foreign direct investment to Africa (FDI).
The total sum of FDI to the continent stands at 917713.9 million dollars.
It is also noted that, in 2016, the FDI to Cameroon witnessed a drop from 627.4 million dollars in 2015 to 128.2 million dollars in 2016 corresponding to a fall by 79%.
As compared to other countries in the CEMAC sub region, mr Biya's kingdom is ranked 4th and Congo is first on the chart of countries that receive the FDI.
Looking at Cameroon's foreign direct investment, the 2017 report of the UNCCD,situates it at 491 million dollars in 26 year after thorough studies.
Cameroon's economy in particular and the world at large have witnessed numerous ups and downs due to the various economic crisis which has plagued the whole planet in recent times.