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Africa’s Growth 2001-2010

January 6, 2011

Africa's Impressive Growth
From The Economist: http://twitpic.com/3nk2s2

 

The only positive thing I have ever read about Angola is that Jose Mourhino’s wife was born there. It is a country of which I have only read about Portuguese brutality and civil war. Yet The Economist has surprised me with this graphic, an  11%  growth in GDP over nine years is eye-catching. As ‘we’ say in Africa, “recession? what recession?”

MUCH has been written about the rise of the BRICs and Asia’s impressive economic performance. But an analysis by The Economist finds that over the ten years to 2010, six of the world’s ten fastest-growing economies were in sub-Saharan Africa.

Read more: http://www.economist.com/blogs/dailychart/2011/01/daily_chart?fsrc=scn/tw/te/bl/dailychartafrica

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