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Africa’s economic performance held firm in 2015 amid global headwinds and regional shocks. Learn more about Africa’s macroeconomic, financial, trade, human development and governance outlook...

Each profile includes synopses of the overall state of the country, recent economic developments, macroeconomic policy, structural issues, the political and social context, human development, one sector relevant to development and vital country statistics.

The statistical annex compares country-specific economic, social and political variables.

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Articles
23/05/2016

Africa: economic transformation hinges on unlocking potential of cities, says the African Economic Outlook 2016

Publications
23/05/2016

The African Economic Outlook (AEO) celebrates its 15th edition this year. The African Development Bank, the OECD Development Centre and the United Nations Development Programme partner to produce this annual report.

Events
23/05/2016

The AfDB will unveil its new agenda for the continent’s economic transformation at this year’s Annual Meetings in Lusaka.

Blogs
18/05/2016

We face the challenge of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in a world faced with multiple and diverse forms of crisis.

Press release

Africa: economic transformation hinges on unlocking potential of cities, says the African Economic Outlook 2016

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AfricanEconomicOutlook.org  offers comprehensive and comparable data and analysis of 54 African economies.