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Guinea-Bissau (UEMOA)

Preview 2018
Projected Real GDP Growth (% Change) : 5
GDP (current, USD Bn) : 1.50
Projected Consumer Prices (% Change) : 3
Country Population : 1.82 million
Market Capitalization : 8 billion$
Number of Listed Companies : 46
Sociétés Cotées à BRVM
Economic performance and outlook

GDP grew by an estimated 5% in 2019, driven mainly by private consumption and exports. Economic performance remains highly correlated with the volumes and prices of cashew nuts. Considered the “green oil” of Guinea-Bissau, the nuts account for almost 70% of employment and more than 90% of exports.

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

Financial markets

As a member of UEMOA, the Guinea-Bissau 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.