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  • 28-July-2015

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    South Africa African Economic Outlook 2015

    In 2014 South Africa’s growth continued to slow down, recording only 1.5%, the weakest performance since the global financial crisis. The nation’s economy was affected by its most protracted industrial action since the end of apartheid and significantly weak demand from trading partners.

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  • 28-July-2015

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    Sierra Leone African Economic Outlook 2015

    Prior to the Ebola outbreak which started in May 2014, the authorities in Sierra Leone had made considerable progress since the end of the civil conflict.

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  • 28-July-2015

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    Senegal African Economic Outlook 2015

    Though initially projected at 4.9%, growth in 2014 has been revised downwards at 4.5% because of the expected negative impacts of the Ebola virus outbreak on the tourism sector (0.2 percentage points of gross domestic product [GDP]) and of delayed rainfall on the agriculture sector (0.2 percentage points of GDP)

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  • 28-July-2015

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    Sao Tome & Principe African Economic Outlook 2015

    Sao Tome and Príncipe achieved growth in real GDP of 4.9% in 2014, up from 4.0% in 2013, anchored by strict policy measures under the 2012-2015 Extended Credit Facility agreement with the IMF, and driven by expansion in services and agriculture.

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  • 28-July-2015

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    Rwanda African Economic Outlook 2015

    Real GDP grew by 7.0% in 2014, higher than the initially projected 6.0% and the 4.7% recorded in 2013. Growth in industry slowed as a result of a downturn in mining, manufacturing and construction.

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  • 28-July-2015

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    Nigeria African Economic Outlook 2015

    The economy has enjoyed sustained economic growth for a decade, with annual real GDP increasing by around 7%; it was 6.3% in 2014. The non-oil sector has been the main driver of growth, with services contributing about 57%

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  • 28-July-2015

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    Niger African Economic Outlook 2015

    Things looked brighter for Niger’s economy in 2014, with growth at 7.1%. This performance, following 4.1% growth in 2013, was driven mainly by agriculture, which enjoyed favourable weather, as well as by the construction sector and the transport and communications sector, both of which were buoyant.

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  • 28-July-2015

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    Namibia African Economic Outlook 2015

    Namibia held off the global economic slowdown, posting growth rates above 5% since 2010. Recovery remains on course despite the winding down of official fiscal stimulus measures. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth accelerated to 5.3% in 2014 from 5.1% in 2013 with robust construction activity and high consumer demand.

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  • 28-July-2015

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    Mozambique African Economic Outlook 2015

    In 2014, Mozambique’s economy continued to perform strongly with real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of 7.6% and the outlook remains positive. Sustained growth is expected at 7.5% in 2015 and 8.1% in 2016.

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  • 28-July-2015

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    Morocco African Economic Outlook 2015

    The government maintained its policy of improving the business climate and encouraging private investment in 2014 so as to support economic transformation. These efforts gave Morocco a ranking of 71st out of 189 countries in the World Bank report Doing Business 2015.

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