The economic outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is positive, with growth rising to 5.3% in 2012, and 5.6% in 2013, over the pre-crisis average level of 5%. This forecast would change in the event of a deteriorating global economy. Excluding South Africa, the continent’s largest economy, growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is forecast to rise to 6%.
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August 21, 2014 — The World Bank Group’s first Economic Update on Mauritania identifies ways to help the resource-abundant Sahelian economy address the challenges of achieving inclusive socioeconomic development.Read More »