WAEMU Zone: Focus on the economic performance of the 8 issuers of the Public Securities Market

The WAEMU area remains one of the most dynamic economic zones in Africa with an estimated average growth rate of 6.3% over the 2017-2019 period, higher than the average of the other countries on the continent (3.1% in 2017, 3.3% in 2018 and 3.2% in 2...

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Togo, growth driven by the improvement of the business climate

Driven in particular by the agricultural sector, the extractive industry and trade, Togo recorded strong growth of 5.3% in 2019, against 4.9% in 2018, without inflationary pressure, with an estimated inflation rate of 0.7%. Togo owes this performance...

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Senegal, the 2nd largest economy in the WAEMU area

Senegal is the second largest economy in the WAEMU zone after Côte d’Ivoire. The Emerging Senegal Plan (PSE) initiated in 2014 to transform the country into an emerging economy by 2035, plays a major role in accelerating economic growth. Thanks...

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Niger: economic growth driven by the primary sector

Niger, the world’s fourth largest uranium producer, was ranked 131st among 190 countries in the World Bank’s Doing Business Report, an increase of eleven (11) places compared to the previous year when the country was ranked 143rd. The ref...

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Mali: an economy driving by agriculture, mining and trade

One of the top five cotton and gold producing countries in Africa, Mali is a landlocked country in West Africa and the second largest state in West Africa. It is characterised by the extreme youth of its population, with almost half (48.8%) of the Ma...

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Guinea-Bissau: an encouraging economic situation

Guinea-Bissau, the only Portuguese-speaking country in the UEMOA zone, covers an area of 36,125 km² with a population of 1,604,561. The country’s economy is highly dependent on the political climate, the performance of the cashew sector and for...

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Côte d’Ivoire: one of the fastest growing countries in sub-Saharan Africa

Côte d’Ivoire has maintained a good economic dynamic in 2019. It recorded real GDP growth of 6.9% for 2019. This performance makes it the leading economy in the WAEMU. Moreover, the Ivorian economy remains one of the most dynamic economies in S...

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The tertiary sector, the dominant sector of the Burkina Faso economy

Burkina Faso, literally the “Country of honest people”, has experienced dynamic and regular economic growth since the slowdown recorded in 2015. Economic growth accelerated in 2016 thanks to the political normalization, favorable rainfall...

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Benin: Africa’s leading cotton producer

Over the period 2017-2019, cotton production increased by 13.4%, i.e. a record production of 678,000.3 tonnes achieved during the 2018-2019 crop year compared to 597,573.2 tonnes during the 2017-2018 crop year. This performance has enabled Benin to b...

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WAMU Government Securities Market – its technological innovations – its strategy for attracting investors and its growth prospects in the face of the global health context

CLEMENT NDIAYE, GENERAL MANAGER OF ABCO BOURSE THE WAMU GOVERNMENT SECURITIES MARKET: ITS TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS, ITS STRATEGY FOR ATTRACTING INVESTORS AND ITS GROWTH PROSPECTS IN THE FACE OF THE GLOBAL HEALTH CONTEXT The stock brokerage company A...

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