5.9%: An expected economic growth rate in 2019


At a press conference on Thursday, May 16, after the fourth meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (CPM), the Governor of the Central Bank of Congo (BCC), Deogratias Mutombo announced that in 2019 , it is expected an economic growth rate of 5.9% against 5.8% in 2018 and 3.7% in 2017.

According to the governor of the BCC, this projection converges with the optimism shown by business leaders about the evolution of the economic situation in the short term, although their confidence decreased slightly in April 2019.

According to the latest statistics of the BCC, the overall balance of opinion was + 10.4% against + 19.2% in March.


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