Africa | Pandemic-era debt: short-term outlook and implications
Necessity and opportunity allowed African issuers to expand their public debt positions markedly since the Covid-19 pandemic hit. The sharp deteriorations in fiscal finances risk however line up with a souring in external conditions.
What you will learn:
- Which countries posted sharp deteriorations in fiscal finances risk since the pandemic struck.
- The external conditions which may contribute to a souring funding backdrop.
- Rotation in the growth burden to private sector consumption – is Africa ready to take the baton and carry growth momentum forward?
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