AfDB to launch 2019 African Economic Outlook

16178168010 58b75cb6cc zThe African Development Bank (AfDB) announced in a statement that it will launch its 2019 African Economic Outlook (AEO) flagship report on Thursday, 17 January 2019, at its headquarters in Abidjan

The bank added that this year's flagship publication theme is “Regional Integration for Africa’s Economic Prosperity.”

The annual AEO highlights economic prospects and projections for the entire continent and for each of the 54 countries.

It will offer short- and medium-term forecasts on the main socio-economic factors, such as jobs, while simultaneously examining the challenges and progress.

The report is the result of the work and analysis of the economic experts of the bank. It is a tool for policymakers, academics, investors, development and financial industry professionals and the press and is widely used to inform policy dialogue and enhance the operational efficiency of institutions.

The launch will be followed by a press conference, the bank stated.

The African Economic Outlook 2019 will be available in English and French, immediately after the launch at the bank’s website.

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