HOW USEFUL IS THE AFRICAN ECONOMIC OUTLOOK FOR MAURITIUS?
Policy Brief: Measuring the pulse of Africa in times of crisis
DID YOU KNOW ?
80% of the African countries covered in the AEO registered positive growth in 2009 as compared to only 10% of OECD countries..Africa in 2008: Breaking Down the Growth
Low Income Countries in Africa still collect less than 15% of GDP in taxes while Upper Middle Income countries collect 35%, almost on par with OECD countries.
Africa is one of the most undiversified regions in the world: approximately 80% of its exports are based in oil, minerals and agricultural goods..
Resource-related taxes have increased from 5 to 15% of GDP over the last 15 years. In Equatorial Guinea alone,over 95% of taxes collected come from natural resources.
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