President Paul Biya has, this 7th July 2014 signed a decree increasing the basic monthly salaries of state workers by 5 percent.
The decree specifies that civilian and military workers shall benefit from the increase.
A second decision is an ordinance signed by the President of the republic. The ordinance reduces the special tax on petroleum products and certain taxes paid by transporters of persons and goods.
The Presidential decree is a response to the increase in the price of fuel and domestic gas.