TITLE

Sub-Saharan Africa: Madagascar

PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Handbook of Country Risk 2005-2006;2005, p385
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
The article presents a risk assessment of the economic and political conditions in Madagascar in 2005. Economic stability has been driven by the recovery of export trade and the tourism industry. Various factors permitted the country to reach the completion point in the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries initiative in October 2004. Poor weather conditions have contributed to the structural vulnerability of the region's economy.
ACCESSION #
21411271

 

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