Sierra Leone : Recent Economic Developments

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

July 16, 1997

Summary:

This paper reviews economic developments in Sierra Leone during 1994–96. The disruption to agriculture at the start of the rebel war precipitated negative growth in 1991/92 and 1992/93. The relatively peaceful conditions that prevailed in 1993/94 brought a rebound in agriculture as well as in diamond mining activities. As a result, real GDP grew by an estimated 5 percent. The turnaround was cut short in 1994/95 with the escalation of rebel attacks and amid closure of rutile and bauxite mining operations.

Series:

Country Report No. 97/47

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

July 16, 1997

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451834444/1934-7685

Stock No:

1SLEEA0011997

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

71

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