Thanks to investments in energy and transportation infrastructure, the investment rate rose from 12% of GDP to 26% over 2012–15 and drove economic growth, estimated at 5.1% in 2019. However, these public expenditures increased the risk of debt unsustainability since it boosted the debt ratio to more than 80% of GDP in 2016.
As a member of UEMOA, the Togo 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.