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Eswatini

Preview 2018
Projected Real GDP Growth (% Change) : 1.4
GDP (current, USD Bn) : 4.70
Projected Consumer Prices (% Change) : 2.7
Country Population : 1.13 million
Market Capitalization : 0 billion$
Number of Listed Companies : 7
Sociétés Cotées à Swaziland Stock Exchange
Economic performance and outlook

Real GDP growth was estimated at 1.4% in 2019, an appreciable decline from 2.4% in 2018. Economic activity was supported by growth in manufacturing and agriculture, which stabilized following a regional drought in 2015–16. Unabated fiscal challenges impeded domestic demand and generated large domestic arrears that constrained private sector activity linked to government, thus inhibiting economic growth. Construction has contracted since 2017, while services weakened due to poor performance by the wholesale, retail, and public administration subsectors.

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

Financial markets

In June 2017, the banking sector of Swaziland represented a total asset of $1.6 billion.

Credit distributed to businesses represents $0.43 billion and, more broadly, credit to private sector totaling $0.95 billion.

Swaziland Stock Exchange has 7 listed companies, representing, at the end of 2017, a market capitalization of $0.18 billion.