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  • 28-July-2015

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    Guinea African Economic Outlook 2015

    Growth in Guinea’s gross domestic product (GDP) shrank from 2.3% in 2013 to a miserly 0.6% in 2014 due to the consequences of the Ebola epidemic, delays in the implementation of structural reforms and electricity shortages.

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  • 28-July-2015

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    Ghana African Economic Outlook 2015

    Ghana’s economy is expected to slow down for the fourth consecutive year to an estimated 3.9% growth rate in 2015, owing to a severe energy crisis, unsustainable domestic and external debt burdens, and deteriorated macroeconomic and financial imbalances.

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  • 28-July-2015

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    Gambia African Economic Outlook 2015

    Following the 2011 drought-induced contraction of the Gambia’s gross domestic product (GDP), the country’s economy recovered moderately in 2012 and in 2013. GDP growth in 2014 is estimated to have contracted to about -0.7%, compared to earlier estimated GDP growth of 7%.

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  • 28-July-2015

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    Gabon African Economic Outlook 2015

    The economy expanded by 5.1% in 2014, slightly less than the previous year (5.6%) and below projections of 6.7% made at the start of the year. Prospects remain good, with growth projections of 4.6% in 2015 and 4.7% in 2016.

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  • 21-July-2015

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    Ethiopia African Economic Outlook 2015

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) ranks Ethiopia as among the five fastest growing economies in the world. After a decade of continuous expansion (during which real GDP growth averaged 10.8% per annum), in 2013/14 the economy grew for its 11th consecutive year posting 10.3% growth.

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  • 21-July-2015

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    Eritrea African Economic Outlook 2015

    Eritrea is aiming at creating a modern, private sector-led economy (Macro Policy 1994; National Indicative Development Plan 2014-2018). Attaining this objective is, however, compromised by an inadequately enabling investment and business environment, United Nations sanctions, and overall weak macroeconomic conditions.

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  • 21-July-2015

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    Equatorial Guinea African Economic Outlook 2015

    Several of Equatorial Guinea’s gas and oil fields matured in 2013, and the subsequent decline in production, on which the country was highly dependent, pushed the economy into recession. Although new fields opened, they did not fully offset the fall in the value of crude-oil production in a context of declining international prices.

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  • 21-July-2015

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    Egypt African Economic Outlook 2015

    GDP growth in the fourth quarter of the 2013/14 Fiscal Year (FY) was 3.7% compared to 1.5% a year earlier. GDP is expected to grow by 3.8% in FY 2014/15 and 4.3% the following year, compared to 2.2% in 2013/14.

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  • 21-July-2015

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    Djibouti African Economic Outlook 2015

    With a growth rate of 5.9% in 2014 the country’s economy continued the acceleration witnessed in 2013 (5%).The investment programme, which aims to transform the country into a regional platform of commercial, logistical and financial services, reflects a radical change of direction for the national economy.

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  • 21-July-2015

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    Côte d’Ivoire African Economic Outlook 2015

    The economy continued its robust two-year growth in 2014 at an estimated 8.3%, with similar expansion expected in 2015 and 2016, driven by internal and external demand. Public and private infrastructure investment and household consumption accounted for most internal demand, while external demand boosted commodity exports thanks to higher world prices.

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