GUINEA (REP OF)

Country risk rating

D4

HIGH RISK for entreprise

  • Economic risk

  • Business environment risk

  • Political risk

  • Commercial risk

  • Financing risk

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GDP USD 9.509bn (World ranking 143, World Bank 2018)
Population 12.3mn (World ranking 75, World Bank 2018)
Form of state Republic, presidential & multiparty system
Head of government Paul KAGAME
Next elections 2024, presidential
  • Important hydroelectric potential
  • Mining boom (investment in gold, iron ore, uranium)
  • Low human development indicators (literacy, health system)
  • Despite good natural endowment, vulnerability to climate change (low rains, poor crops)
  • High vulnerability to commodity price changes
  • Structural inflation (+9.5% in 2019) weighing on the currency

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