Guinea-Bissau, an economic dynamic recovered after the Covid-19 pandemic

Guinea-Bissau has recovered its pre-COVID-19 economic momentum with real GDP growth estimated at 6.4% in 2021 after 1.5% a year earlier. The political stability observed and the willingness of the authorities to put good governance and the restoratio...

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Niger: A resilient economy with an encouraging outlook

As one of the world’s Top 5 uranium-producing countries, Niger is giving itself the means to become one of the most business-friendly countries in the West African sub-region. The World Bank’s Doing Business 2020 report notes that the country h...

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Recent economic situation and medium-term outlook: WAEMU economies are back to their pre-COVID-19 performance

Growth in the WAEMU zone is estimated at 6.0% in 2021 against 1.8% and 5.8% respectively in 2020 and 2019, while all the economies of sub-Saharan Africa grew by an average of 4.5 % in 2021 after a recession a year earlier. WAEMU remains one of the mo...

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Senegal, emergence on the horizon

Considered one of the most stable democracies in Africa, Senegal is also a successful economy that has maintained strong growth over the past eight years. This growth is the result of a certain political stability and a favorable business climate. De...

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NIGER: ECONOMIC GROWTH DRIVEN BY THE PRIMARY SECTOR

Niger, the world’s fourth largest uranium producer, was ranked 131 st out of 190 countries in the World Bank's Doing Business 2020 report, a qualitative leap of eleven (11) places compared to the previous year’s report. The reform...

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MALI : THE PLEDGES OF ECONOMIC STABILITY

Mali is a landlocked country and the second largest State in West Africa. It is one of the main producers of cotton and gold in Africa. According to the National Institute of Statistics of Mali (INSTAT), the country is characterized by an extremely y...

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GUINEA-BISSAU: A PROMISING ECONOMY

Guinea-Bissau is the only Portuguese-speaking WAEMU member, with an area of 36,125 km 2 and a population estimated at 1,967,998 in 2020. The country’s economy is highly dependent on the political climate, the performance of the cashew nut indus...

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Côte d’Ivoire, growth driven by the secondary and tertiary sectors

In a context marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, Côte d’Ivoire’s real GDP growth rate came out at 2.0% in 2020 against 6.2% in 2019 while the global economy was in recession. This slowdown in activity comes after eight years of strong growth...

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Burkina Faso : post-pandemic outlook and resilience strategies

The political changeover at the end of 2015 was the starting point of a new era marked by good economic performance. Burkina Faso experienced sustained economic growth between 2015 and 2020. The programs and reforms put in place by the Government hav...

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Benin: remarkable economic performances and encouraging outlook

Benin is now a middle-income country with a GDP per capita that has risen from 637,246.97 XOF in 2014 to 732,277.85 XOF in 2020. Benin’s economy is dominated by trade, agriculture and the processing of agricultural products, which are sectors l...

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