During the past 10 years, the GDP of the 11 largest sub-Saharan Africa countries increased 51%, more than twice the world’s 23%. Credit: bloombergview.com
Here’s a nice way to stump your companions: Ask them what part of the world has had the fastest economic growth over the last 10 years. And whose governments and countries have enjoyed the greatest investment returns among the world’s emerging markets.
Did anybody say sub-Saharan Africa? Buy her a drink!
During the past 10 years, the gross domestic product of the 11 largest sub-Saharan countries increased 51 percent, more than twice the world’s 23 percent and almost four times the 13 percent expansion of the U.S., the largest economy, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
Read more: Where’s the Growth? Africa – Bloomberg View
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