Country risk rating


HIGH RISK for entreprise

  • Economic risk

  • Business environment risk

  • Political risk

  • Commercial risk

  • Financing risk

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GDP USD 11.3025bn (World ranking 138, World Bank 2018)
Population 15.48mn (World ranking 71, World Bank 2018)
Form of state Republic
Head of government Albert Pahimi Padacke (Prime Minister)
Next elections 2021, presidential
  • Oil output
  • Acceleration of structural reforms to boost investments and develop competition in non-oil sectors (especially agriculture)
  • Very poor business climate (inefficient tax collection, low government effectiveness)
  • High exposure to lower oil prices
  • Security threats caused by terrorism (Boko Haram)
  • Political risk after the consolidation of the current President’s authority

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Economic Research Team