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Patent Information

International Arrangements:

  • Paris Convention:  Yes
  • PCT:  Yes
  • ARIPO:  No
  • OAPI:  Yes

Patent protection can only be obtained in Niger by way of a regional OAPI application. 

For more details, see OAPI

General Information

  • Area: Approximately 1 267 000 km²
  • Population: 15.3  million
  • Capital:  Niamey
  • Currency:  CFA Franc
  • GDP:  $ 10.5 billion (2010)
  • Domain name extension: .ne
  • Languages: French (official language)
  • Exports: Uranium ore; livestock products; cowpeas; onions
  • Imports: Materials; machinery; vehicles and parts; petroleum; cereals; foodstuffs
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