Open Knowledge

Company Register 45% open


What data is expected?

List of registered (limited liability) companies. The submissions in this data category does not need to include detailed financial data such as balance sheet etc. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Name of company
  • Unique identifier of the company
  • Company address
  • Updated at least once a month

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? No (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? Yes
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? No
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as Directory of Businesses in the CCIB published by Bénin Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIB))
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


The chamber of trade and industry of Benin is responsible for companies data collection and publishing. The data are registered at the creation of a company and updated when the company notifies a change.

The data is available on the website of the chamber, but in PDF format and not updated (appears to be current to 2013).

Reviewer comments

All checks out!



  • Rebecca Sentance


  • anonymous