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Country Report Angola

  • ID: 2114010
  • September 2016
  • Region: Angola
  • 24 Pages
  • The Economist Intelligence Unit
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The president, José Eduardo dos Santos, has stated that he will step down in 2018. If he does so (and he has changed his mind before), he is likely to seek to retain influence, via family members.

The government has revised the 2016 budget, with total spending revised up. With revenue likely to remain relatively weak, we expect Angola to run a fiscal deficit averaging 4.6% of GDP over the forecast period.

Given only minor efforts to diversify the economy, real GDP growth will continue to be largely driven by trends in the hydrocarbons sector. We expect growth to average just 2.5% in 2016-20, compared with 4.7% in 2011-15.

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Country Report Angola

Highlights
Outlook for 2016-20
Review

Outlook for 2016-20: Political stability

Outlook for 2016-20: Election watch

Outlook for 2016-20: International relations

Outlook for 2016-20: Policy trends

Outlook for 2016-20: Fiscal policy

Outlook for 2016-20: Monetary policy

Outlook for 2016-20: International assumptions

Outlook for 2016-20: Economic growth

Outlook for 2016-20: Inflation

Outlook for 2016-20: Exchange rates

Outlook for 2016-20: External sector

Outlook for 2016-20: Forecast summary

Data and charts: Annual data and forecast

Data and charts: Quarterly data

Data and charts: Monthly data

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Data and charts: Comparative economic indicators

Basic data
Land area
Population
Main towns
Climate
Weather in Luanda (altitude sea level)
Language
Measures
Currency
Time
Public holidays

Political structure
Official name
Form of state
Legal system
National legislature
National elections
Head of state
National government
Main political parties
Key ministers
Central bank governor

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