Sub-Saharan Africa: Niger

February 2005
Handbook of Country Risk 2005-2006;2005, p399
Book Chapter
The article presents a risk assessment of the economic and political conditions in Niger in 2005. Various factors influenced economic growth, including the performance of the mineral sector and agriculture. The country has depended on international community backing resulting in the cancellation of foreign debt under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries initiative in April 2004.


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