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Africa's Low-income Countries Lead Growth Forecast

May 3, 2011

Sub-Saharan Africa’s recovery from the crisis-induced slowdown is well under way, with growth in most countries now fairly close to the high levels of the mid-2000s. The IMF projects that growth this year will average 5½ %, and 6% in 2011.

Categories: Economic outlook | Africa

Antoinette Sayeh, Director, Africa Department, IMF

Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa