The Central Bank of Congo expects economic growth of 5.9% in 2019


According to its latest estimates of economic growth, based on output achievements at the end of December 2018, the Committee on Statistical Studies and National Accounts (CESCN) expects economic growth of 5.9% in 2019, a 0.1 percentage point and 2.2 percentage points higher than the 2018 and 2017 achievements, respectively.

The information was given on Tuesday, April 30 by the governor of the Central Bank of Congo (BCC), Deogratias Mutombo, during a press briefing he held at the end of a meeting of the political committee (CPM) of which he is the chairman.

According to the governor of the BCC, this increase is mainly due to the dynamism of activity in the primary sector, driven in particular by the extractive industries.


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