Economy set to grow - if calm prevails

Ford, Neil
October 2007
African Business;Oct2007, Issue 335, p82
The author reflects on the economic growth of Congo-Brazzaville. He says that unlike neighboring Gabon, Congo-Brazzaville seems to have finally stemmed the fall in oil production. He adds that the economy has also been boosted by reforms that have led to debt cancellation and even praise from the IMF. He points out that the recent elections may have helped to calm the troubled Pool Province. He questions whether Congo-Brazzaville would embark on a period of economic growth and increased security.


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