World Bank Podcasts

Africa's Pulse Fall 2013

Aug. 26, 2014

Five years after the start of the global financial crisis, most countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have continued to register relatively vigorous growth. Economic activity throughout the region continues to expand: GDP growth is projected to reach 4.9% in 2013, compared with 4.2% in 2012, and will rise to 5.5% in 2015, according to the World Bank’s new Africa’s Pulse, the twice-yearly analysis of the economic trends and latest data on the continent. Herbert Boh speaks with report author Punam Chuhan Pole and World Bank Africa Region Chief Economist, Francisco "Chico" Ferreira.

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