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Lusa - Business News - Equatorial Guinea: Statistics institute sees 2021 return to growth, unlike IMF




Malabo, April 6, 2021 (Lusa) - Equatorial Guinea's gross domestic product is set to swell by 2.8% in 2021, according to the national statistics institute, in a release that contains data indicating that the economy has been shrinking since 2016.
"It is expected that in 2021 the national economy will achieve a positive growth rate due mainly to the increase in gas production and the gradual recovery of some activities in the tertiary sector, compared to 2020," states the National Institute of Statistics of Equatorial Guinea (INEGE) in the release, which was published on Monday.
The release contained final macroeconomic data for 2018, estimates for the years 2019 and 2020 and forecasts for 2021.
"Oil Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is expected to register growth of 4.7% and non-oil 0.5%," the document states.
In May 2019 the government sent information to the International Monetary Fund assuring it that the country had emerged from economic recession in 2017, recording growth of 7.3% that year and then 3.4% in 2018.
However, the IMF has said that it expects the economy to keep shrinking until 2023, having done so since 2015, with positive growth of 1.5% forecast only in 2024.
According to the final figures for 2018, presented on Monday by the INEGE's director-general, Ricardo Nsue Ndemesogo, the economy that year shrank by 6.2%, after it in 2017 shrank by 5.7%.
"The drop in hydrocarbon production, combined with the reduction in public expenditure, led to a contraction of GDP in real terms by 6.2%, with oil GDP falling by 12.4% and non-oil GDP increasing by 2.9%," the release quotes him as saying.
For 2019, according to the same official, economic growth is estimated to have shown a slight improvement, with GDP shrinking by around 6.0%, as oil GDP shrank by 9.3% and non-oil GDP by 2.0%.
For 2020, the INEGE estimates an economic contraction of 4.9% The institute had previously forecast negative growth of 5.8% to 8.9% for the economy, which is highly dependent on hydrocarbons, citing the effects of the pandemic on the global economy and demand for oil products.
"However, despite an unfavourable international situation (with the price of crude oil at $41.3 per barrel, or a 32.8% decrease), the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons managed to motivate companies in the sector to maintain their investments, allowing crude exports to recover by 0.2%, compared to 5.5% in 2019," the INEGE points out.
For 2021, despite the continued impacts of the pandemic, the institute forecasts an economic upturn, based on an expected increase in the price of crude oil, the ongoing vaccination programme and the launch of the first phase of the gas exploration project in the Alen field.
It also predicts a positive impact from the increase in public spending projected in the budget, with current spending set to rise by 18.1% and investment spending by 14.5% compared to 2020.
The IMF in January announced that it would review its financial assistance programme for Equatorial Guinea due to the "profound impact of the crisis", which had prevented any disbursements in 2020 and postponed its first review of the programme until this year.
Equatorial Guinea had agreed a financial rescue programme at the end of 2019 to help rebalance the economy after several years of economic recession, but received only $40 million (€33 million) with the signing of the agreement in December that year.
The lack of disbursements in 2020 relates, according to a report in the London-based publication The Economist, with the rejection of the country's application to join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative - a global standard for the good governance of oil, gas and mineral resources - due to lack of information.

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Date : 2021-04-07 10:11:24







 

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