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Economy

We forecast inflation of 3.5% in 2011 and 2012. The West African CFA Franc currency area, of which Senegal is a member, has historically enjoyed lower inflation rates than other Sub-Saharan... 2011-10-24


Economy

Guinean president, Alpha Condé, has accused the Senegalese and Gambian governments of complicity in the failed July 19 attempt on his life. He claimed that the attack was planned in... 2011-10-24


Political Risk

BMI View: While the unrest in North Africa continues to attract the lion's share of international attention, political risk further south is on the rise. We examine how recent... 2011-03-24


Economy

The impact of the 2008-2009 economic downturn proved particularly hard hitting for the Senegalese economy, where growth slowed to a snail's pace last year. Having notched up a 4.2%... 2010-05-19


Political Risk

BMI View: While the assassination attempt by his former aide-de-camp appears to vindicate junta leader Captain Mousa Dadis Camara's claims that he does not control the army, it makes... 2009-12-08


Political Risk

BMI View: While the assassination attempt by his former aide-de-camp appears to vindicate junta leader Captain Mousa Dadis Camara's claims that he does not control the army, it makes... 2009-12-08


Economy

Senegal is likely to experience a sharp slowdown in economic activity in 2009, owing to a significant slump in domestic and external demand. At the same time, our outlook for the... 2009-01-02


Economy

The outlook remains bright, with real GDP growth of 5.5% and 5% forecast in 2006 and 2007 respectively. Furthermore, we anticipate that these rates of growth will be achieved without... 2006-03-10


Political Risk

Over the last decade, during which many West African countries have been torn apart by violent conflict, Senegal by contrast has been characterised by its political and economic stability.... 2006-03-08


Finance

In early September the main opposition Democratic for Democratic Change (MDC) signalled that it would boycott the elections, expected before the end of 2005, for the newly created... 2005-09-30

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