East & Central Africa

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Economic Analysis - Tepid Recovery As Copper Boosts But Inflation Weighs On GDP Growth - MAY 2017

Higher copper prices and production will drive a recovery in 2017 largely thanks largely to rising exports. This recovery will only be tepid though as, although higher copper-related revenues will support the government's finances, the need to rebuild a savings buffer and to fund an election will prevent outright fiscal expansion. GDP growth will also be constrained by high levels of inflation...

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