Company Register 60% open


What data is expected?

A list of registered companies and key data about each company. Open data from company registers may be used for many ends: e.g. enabling customers and businesses to see with whom they deal, or to see where a company has registered offices. This definition draws on the work of OpenCorporates.

  • Name of company
  • Physical company location
  • Unique identifier per company
  • Company owner
  • Date of registration (and dissolution)
  • Financial statements per company, per year
  • Register available for entire country
  • None of the above

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Available free of charge Yes
Downloadable Yes A list of registration documents is provided in one PDF file. Data is also provided as HTML and cannot be downloaded online.
Publicly available Yes
Openly licenced No
Up-to-date Yes
In an open and machine-readable format
location href=""">rel="nofollow"> - Single Desk of Business Formalization
Collected by government Yes
findable_steps I did some research on the Google search engine. Then I called business leaders to find out
characteristics Name of company, Physical company location, Register available for entire country Online data only provide the name of the company, the field of activity and the addresses. There are legal announcements of registrations, naming the person who registered, but it does not become clear if this is the owner.
Controlled access Yes
Collector name Agence de Promotion des Investissements et des Exportations (APIEx) Business creation in Benin is managed by the Agence de promotion des Investissements et des Exportations (APIEx). Etalab as part of “Hack Francophonie” has created a repository for enterprises registered in Benin. This repository should be available on the Chamber of commerce website, but is no longer available:'industrie-du-B%C3%A9nin On the homepage of the Chamber of Commerce, there is still an icon referring to a company register, but there is no link to an actual register.

Meta data

Data location - Single Desk of Business Formalization
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Thu May 10 2018 16:41:27 GMT+0000 (UTC)