The Bata organization operated in the Central African Republic for less than two decades (1971–1987).
- In 1971 the Bata organization carried out business activities in the country (production, retail).
- In 1978 an affiliated company – Bata S. A. Centrafricaine – operated there.
- The operations of the Bata organization in the Central African Republic terminated in 1987 with the sale of businesses.
- Bata, The Bata Shoe Organisation, 1978
- Thomas J. Bata, Remembered, Zlín 2016, ISBN 978-80-7473-398-7