Mozambique

Mozambique Economic Outlook

  • The Mozambican economy maintained its robust performance in 2012 with a real GDP growth of 7.4%. The progressive increase in coal production, the implementation of large infrastructure projects, coupled with credit expansion are expected to continue to drive growth to 8.5% in 2013 and 8% in 2014.

Mozambique and the AfDB

Since its first project in 1977 in Mozambique, the Bank Group has regularly provided significant and diversified support to the country’s development efforts characterized by a well-balanced sector distribution: agriculture, US $568 million (28%); transport, US $300 million (15%); multi-sector, US $629 million (31%); water and sanitation, US $145 million (7%); power, US $128 million (6%); social, US $111 million (5%); communications, US $55 million (2%); industry/mining, US $47 million (2%); and finance, US $22 million (1%).


Contacts

Mozambique field office

African Development Bank Group
3rd floor, JAT 4 Building
Zedequias Maganhela, 267
Maputo, Mozambique

Phone: (+258) 21326409 / (+258) 21315272
Fax: (258) 21315600

Mr. Joseph Ribeiro, Resident Representative

Southern Africa Resource Center (SARC)

African Development Bank Group
339 Witch-Hazel Avenue
Highveld Ext. 78
Centurion, South Africa

Tel: +27 12 003 6900

Mr. Ebrima Faal, RRC Director





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Key Facts

Flag:
Capital: Maputo
Area: 801,590 sq km
Total Population 2012: 24.5 Million
Urban Population 2012: 40.01%
Female Population 2012: 51.23%
GDP: US$ 15.1 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2012: US$ 470
Inflation Rate: 2.70%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 36.57%
Human Development Index (rank / 187): 185
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.327
Membership Date: 04/06/1976
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2012): UA 1.3 Billion

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