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South Sudan

Aperçu 2024
Annual current GDP growth (%) : -13.834
GDP (USD billions) : 4.575
Population (Thousands) : 14.59 
Economic performance and outlook

After growing by 13.2 percent in 2020, South Sudanese GDP contracted by 6.0 percent in 2021. Tighter monetary policy reduced inflation to about 24.0 percent in 2021 from 33.3 percent in 2020. The current account deficit improved to 15.6 percent of GDP in 2021 from 16.9 percent in 2020. The SDR allocation (US$334 million) financed the deficit (US$150 million) and boosted international reserves (US$184 million). (Download detailed Analysis Source : Report African Economic Outlook 2022 ; AfDB)

Financial markets

South Sudan does not have a stock market. After turning negative in 2019, foreign direct investment flows to South Sudan grew by 108% and 286% in 2020 and 2021 respectively. It is expected to reach $67.5 million in 2021.