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Laboratoire de la finance africaine

Burkina Faso (UEMOA)

Preview 2018
Projected Real GDP Growth (% Change) : 6
GDP (current, USD Bn) : 14.10
Projected Consumer Prices (% Change) : 1.6
Country Population : 20.9 million
Market Capitalization : 8 billion$
Number of Listed Companies : 46
Sociétés Cotées à BRVM
Economic performance and outlook

Real GDP growth is estimated at 6% for 2019 (6.8% in 2018), driven primarily by dynamic secondary sector (8.3% growth) and services (6.6%), as well as by sustained growth in private consumption (7.5%) and public consumption (6%).

(Download detailed Analysis Source : Report African Economic Outlook 2020 ; AfDB)

Financial markets

As a member of UEMOA, the Burkina Faso is a member of the Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM), which account 46 listed companies, representing, at the end of 2019, representing a market capitalization of $ 8.1 billion.

At the end of 2019, the banking sector of UEMOA represented a total asset of $ 56 billion.

Credit distributed to private sector at the end of 2019 represents $ 32 billion.