TITLE

Good News On The Diversification Front

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Africa Monitor: Southern Africa;Nov2007, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article examines the economic condition in Botswana. It notes that Botswana is rated highest in sovereign risk among African countries. Moody's Investors Service Inc. rated Botswana's local government and foreign currency risks at A1 and A2, respectively. Further, concerns have been raised about its over-dependence on the diamond sector, which contributes two thirds of the state's income. At the macroeconomic level, a large foreign direct investment is expected from an electricity project.
ACCESSION #
27197811

 

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