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Aperçu 2024
Annual current GDP growth (%) : 1.739
GDP (USD billions) : 9.336
Population (Thousands) : 4.334 
Economic performance and outlook

Mauritania's GDP growth rate, after contracting by 1.8 percent in 2020, is estimated at 3.9 percent in 2021. Inflation rose to 3.8 percent in 2021 as a result of higher import prices. The current account deficit remained stable at 7.6 percent of GDP. Foreign exchange reserves stood at US$2.3 billion at the end of 2021. The country received an SDR allocation equivalent to US$175 million.(Download detailed Analysis Source : Report African Economic Outlook 2022 ; AfDB)

Financial markets

Mauritania does not have a stock market. Foreign direct investment flows to Mauritania have been on an upward trend between 2017-2020, rising from $587.2 million to $927.9 million. By 2021, it will have fallen by 98% to $22.2 million.