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  • 21-July-2015

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    Congo African Economic Outlook 2015

    Growth reached 6.0% in 2014, compared with 3.3% in 2013, driven by the rebound in oil production (60% of gross domestic product [GDP]) and the strong performances in the non-oil sector, supported by continued public investment. Inflation declined from 4.6% in 2013 to 3.0% in 2014 as a result of falling food prices

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  • 20-July-2015

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    Congo, Democratic Republic African Economic Outlook 2015

    Economic growth of nearly 9% in 2014 was driven by the extractive and manufacturing industries, agriculture, commerce and construction, and benefited from fairly good external demand and quite high raw material prices.

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  • 20-July-2015

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    Comoros African Economic Outlook 2015

    Despite average growth of around 3% since 2011, the economy has not managed to achieve structural transformation. This, however, is vital to reduce poverty and deal with unemployment among the young, particularly graduates, which was more than 50% in 2014.

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  • 20-July-2015

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    Chad African Economic Outlook 2015

    Economic growth in Chad stood at 7.2% in 2014, according to estimates, and could reach 9% in 2015 due to the start of production at new oil fields. However, the current adverse conditions in the international oil market could squeeze oil revenue, which would mainly affect the non-oil sector due to falling public investment and shrinking domestic demand.

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  • 20-July-2015

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    Central African Republic African Economic Outlook 2015

    After the fall in production recorded in 2013, economic activity in the Central African Republic (CAR) picked up slightly in 2014. The agricultural sector, which is the chief contributor to gross domestic product (GDP), nonetheless continues to lose ground, in particular because of the lingering insecurity and the slow return of displaced persons.

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  • 20-July-2015

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    Cameroon Africa Economic Outlook 2015

    Growth remained strong in 2014 at 5.3%, but remained below the 6% average growth target set in the 2010-20 Growth and Employment Strategy Paper (2010-20 GESP), which aims to incorporate Cameroon into the group of emerging countries by 2035.

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  • 20-July-2015

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    Cabo Verde African Economic Outlook 2015

    Exposed to a difficult external environment, economic growth in the Cabo Verdean economy decelerated from 4.0% in 2011 to 0.7% in 2013. In the latter year, the country was particularly affected by a decline in remittances and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from Europe, as well as in Official Development Assistance (ODA)

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  • 20-July-2015

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    Burundi African Economic Outlook 2015

    Since 2010, Burundi has recorded average annual growth of 4% despite difficult international conditions. These have been characterised by rising world prices for fuel and food, leading to significant inflationary pressure

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  • 20-July-2015

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    Burkina Faso - African Economic Outlook 2015

    In 2014, the political crisis, along with lower gold and cotton prices and the Ebola epidemic in West Africa (which led to the cancellation of many international events), had a significant effect on Burkina Faso’s economy.

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  • 17-July-2015

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    Botswana - African Economic Outlook 2015

    Botswana’s economy has recovered from the global economic crisis. Real GDP registered robust growth in 2013, underpinned by buoyant activity in the mining sector, particularly diamond production, in spite of bottlenecks in the power and water sectors.

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