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Burundi

Preview 2018
Projected Real GDP Growth (% Change) : 3.4
GDP (current, USD Bn) : 3.00
Projected Consumer Prices (% Change) : -3.1
Country Population : 11.9 million
Economic performance and outlook

The economic recovery strengthened in 2019 (3.3% growth in real GDP) on the back of higher coffee exports, a slight increase in public investment, and a particularly good year for agricultural production.

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

Financial markets

At the end of 2019, the banking sector in Burundi represented a total asset of $ 1.2 billion.

Credit distributed to businesses represents $0.41 billion and, more broadly, credit to private sector totaling $0.49 billion.