Equatorial Guinea

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Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea is located on the west coast of Central Africa. It is bordered on the north by Cameroon, on the east and south by Gabon, and on the west by the North Atlantic Ocean.

Area: 28 051 km2

Population: 1,221,490 million

Capital: Malabo

Currency: CFA Franc

GDP: $31.769 billion (2016)

Internet domain: .gq

Languages: Spanish (official language)

Working week: Monday – Friday

Exports: Timber; cocoa; petroleum; methanol

Imports: Sector equipment; petroleum; food; beverages; clothing; machinery.

  • Trade Marks

    Trade mark protection is obtainable only in terms of the Bangui Agreement by way of a filing with the OAPI IP office.


  • Patents

    Patent protection is obtainable only in terms of the Bangui Agreement by way of a filing with the OAPI IP office.


  • Designs

    Design protection is obtainable only in terms of the Bangui Agreement by way of a filing with the OAPI IP office.


  • Copyright

    Provision is made for copyright protection in OAPI member countries in terms of the Bangui Agreement.

  • Plant Breeders' Rights

    Provision is made for plant breeders’ rights to be obtained in terms of the Bangui Agreement by way of a filing with the OAPI office.