Wednesday 28, November 2012 by Robin Amlôt

Progress in Mauritania despite external shocks

Economic activity in Mauritania has been resilient, despite a severe drought and several external shocks. Inflation was contained, and fiscal and external buffers have reached unprecedented levels. Nonetheless, progress in reducing poverty and unemployment is uneven, and the economy is still too dependent on developments in extractive industries.

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