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Mauritania

Mauritania Economic Outlook

Real GDP growth in 2019 is estimated at 6.7%, up from 3.6% in 2018, thanks to increased production in extractive industries (12.2% in the first quarter of 2019) and a rise in exports in the fishing sector (5% in the first quarter).

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Key Facts

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Capital: Nouakchott
Area: 1,026,700 sq km
Total Population 2017: 4.3 Million ...
Urban Population 2017: 73.50%
Female Population 2017: 49.70%
GDP: US$ 5.8 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2015: US$ 1,360
Inflation Rate: 2.20%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 32.20%
Human Development Index (rank / 188): 157
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.513
Membership Date: 10/09/1964
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2016): UA 535.1 Million

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Contacts

Mauritanie Customized Office 

C/O Ministère des Affaires Economiques et du Développement
3ème étage – Tevragh Zeina (derrière le Palais des Congrès)
B.P. 7653
Nouakchott, Mauritanie

Ms. Yacine Fal, Deputy Director General

Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Office (RDIB)

Director General, Mr. Mohamed El Azizi

African Development Bank Group
Immeuble Zahrabed
Avenue du Dollar, Les Berges Du Lac II, Tunis 1053, Tunisia

Tel: (+216) 71102953
Fax: (+216) 71194523