Senegal’s GDP growth to top 6% in 2017 for third year running -IMF

PUBLISHED: Tue, 19 Dec 2017 11:24:16 GMT

Senegal’s GDP growth is expected to exceed 6 percent in 2017 for the third year in a row, the International Monetary Fund said in a statement on Monday.

The economy of the West African country is mainly driven by services, tourism and agriculture. Senegal issued $500 million in 10-year Eurobonds in 2014 at an interest rate of about 6 percent.

Reporting by Aaron Ross; Editing by Peter Cooney

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