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Laboratoire de la finance africaine

Niger (UEMOA)

Preview 2018
Projected Real GDP Growth (% Change) : 6.4
GDP (current, USD Bn) : 9.30
Projected Consumer Prices (% Change) : 1.5
Country Population : 24.2 million
Market Capitalization : 8 billion$
Number of Listed Companies : 46
Sociétés Cotées à BRVM
Economic performance and outlook

Real GDP growth, averaging 5.6% over 2016–18, was estimated at 6.4% in 2019 due to strong performance by the primary and tertiary sectors. This growth is due to investments in infrastructure, extractives, and services, as well as to structural reforms, especially actions aimed at developing the private sector and strengthening the resilience of agriculture. Inflationary pressures remained contained, with an estimated rate of 1.5% for 2019.

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

Financial markets

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

In 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.