Etiopía se convertirá en la economía africana de más rápido crecimiento en 2018

Jueves, 19 de Abril de 2018


 

Fuente: ICEX El Cairo 

Ethiopia is expected to become the fastest growing African economy this year, taking the mantle from Ghana, which has held the position for most of the past decade, Bloomberg reported citing the International Monetary Fund.

Ethiopia’s economy is projected to expand by 8.5 percent in 2018, followed by Ivory Coast at 7.4 percent and Ghana at 6.3 percent, the IMF said in its World Economic Outlook released today.

Bloomberg stated that Ethiopia, whose gross domestic product is almost double that of Ghana, has drawn investors including General Electric Co., and hundreds of Chinese companies.

African Finance, Planning and Economic Development Ministers Conference to be Held in Mid-May

The fifty-first session of the Economic Commission for Africa and the Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development will be held at the UN Conference Centre here in Addis Ababa from May 11 -15, 2018.

According to the website of United Nation Economic Commission for Africa, the ministerial segment will be preceded by a preparatory meeting of the Committee of Experts. The ministerial segment will start Monday, 14 May 2018.

The plenary sessions of the Conference will commence with a high-level policy dialogue on the theme, followed by plenary sessions on a series of subthemes.

The discussions will benefit from the contributions of seasoned and high-level panelists from within and outside Africa, the website added.

It will furthermore build on the issues paper and technical background materials, which synthesize the results of recent research on the matters under consideration, with a view to achieving an agreed outcome that will have important implications for the continent’s future.

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