Sierra Leone & Liberia Business Forecast Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Sierra Leone & Liberia Business Forecast Report

Sierra Leone & Liberia Business Forecast Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Sierra Leone & Liberia Business Forecast Report
Published Dec 12, 2014
48 pages — Published Dec 12, 2014
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< ALACRA META ABSTRACT>The Ebola outbreak in Liberia will heighten political risk and social unrest. Although the rejection of further emergency powers in October is evidence of a strengthening political process, the risk of popular protests will grow should the disease continue to spread unchecked. ...There also remain significant infrastructure challenges. taBle: lonG-term macroeconomic forecasts -- chapter -.-: operational risk � Liberia -- sWot analysis -- executive summary � sierra -- core Views Key risk to outlook chapter -.-: political outlook � sierra -- sWot analysis -- Domestic -- strikes indicative of struggling Government The spread of Ebola in Sierra Leone is heightening political tensions. A failure by the government to pay workers could lead to a deterioration in security. ...Delayed investment into important growth industries such as iron ore mining will weigh on future economic activity. taBle: lonG-term macroeconomic forecasts -- chapter -.-: operational risk � sierra Leone -- sWot analysis -- chapter -: BMi Global assumptions --

...- Business Monitor International Ltd www BMi index poLiticaL risK political stability increasing Sierra Leone is enjoying increasing levels of political stability since the end of the civil war in ----. In ---- the country held elections without UN supervision. ...The drawdown of the UN peacekeeping force was completed in march ----, an indication of the improved outlook for Sierra Leone. However, high levels of corruption, poverty and inequality all have the potential to stir up unrest, as does the Ebola outbreak which is heighten- ing distrust, and eroding purchasing power and weakening the state. econoMic risK iron ore Driving Growth Sierra Leone looks set to enjoy robust real GDP expansion as it develops its iron ore mining sector. ...BMi risk index � sierra Leone Latest score* previous score** regional avg Global Mkts avg s-t Political --.- --.- --.- --.- l-t Political --.- --.- --.- --.- s-t economy --.- --.- --.- --.- l-t economy --.- --.- --.- --.-

...- Business Monitor International Ltd www LiBeria anD sierra Leone Q- ---- poLiticaL risK corruption a challenge High levels of corruption and inequality will continue to pose threats to social stability in Liberia. That said, the country has come a long way since its second civil war ended in ----. ...econoMic risK Dependent on Foreign aid Despite rapid economic growth since the end of the civil war, Liberia remains highly dependent on foreign aid. The country will enjoy strong economic growth over the next decade thanks to low base effects and the development of the iron ore mining sector, though in the near term the outbreak of Ebola poses a serious challenge to growth as investment has been set back by several years. operationaL risK poorly Developed infrastructure Liberia has poorly developed infrastructure. ...

  
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