African Economic Outlook 2008
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African Economic Outlook 2008

This fact-filled reference book brings the reader the latest available economic information for most of the economies of Africa.  Drawing on the expertise of both the African Development Bank and the OECD, it opens with an overview that examines the international environment, macroeconomic performance, progress towards attaining the Millennium Development Goals, and governance and political issues. This edition includes a special focus on technical and vocational skills development. The second part provides individual country reports for 35 countries.  Each country report provides an assessment of recent economic performance, projections for 2008 and 2009, an examination of structural issues, and a discussion of the political and social context.  The statistical annex presents 24 tables comparing economic and social variables across all the countries of Africa.
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Publication Date :
19 May 2008
DOI :
10.1787/aeo-2008-en
 
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Author(s):
OECD
Pages :
301–313
DOI :
10.1787/aeo-2008-16-en

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THE ETHIOPIAN ECONOMY CONTINUES the strong performance witnessed since 2004, with real GDP estimated to have grown by 8.2 per cent in 2006/07, well above the 5.4 per cent registered in 2005/06. This growth was broad-based, with industry, agriculture and services all expanding strongly