- After rebounding to about 6% in 2014, growth fell back to 1.2% in 2015 but should reach 4.2% in 2016, though prospects could be affected by persistent low prices for oil.
- The speed and range of structural reform and of the diversification of the economy are still not enough to improve significantly the country’s social indicators and to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.
- Despite great potential, urban areas are not yet driving economic structural transformation and the national urban strategy still has to be developed to tackle the problems of rapid urban growth.
|Area:||342,000 sq km|
|Total Population 2015:||4.5 Million|
|Urban Population 2015:||64.52%|
|Female Population 2015:||50.01%|
|GDP:||US$ 14.2 Billion|
|GNI Per Capita 2015:||US$ 2,550|
|Crude Birth Rate (per 1000):||37.58%|
|Human Development Index (rank / 187):||142|
|Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1):||0.534|
|Cumulative Approvals (1967-2015):||UA 356.2 Million|
|P-CG-GB0-002|| PROJET CENTRAL AFRICA BACKBONE (CAB) – COMPOSANTE CONGO ||ApprovedAPVD|
|P-CG-KZ0-001|| PROJET D’APPUI AU CLIMAT DES INVESTISSEMENTS ET A LA GOUVERNANCE FORESTIERE ||ApprovedAPVD|
- 22/05/2016 - AfDB commits EUR 52 million to the Republic of Congo for broadband and e-services development
- 03/05/2016 - Moving ahead: Project to improve Ketta-Djoum road and facilitate transport on Yaoundé-Brazzaville corridor
- 22/10/2015 - AfDB Board approves Ketta-Djoum road development and Yaoundé-Brazzaville corridor transport facilitation, a regional transport project