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These Are The 10 Countries With The Largest GDP In Africa, According to the AfDB  

According to the latest report of the African Development Bank, the Democratic Republic of Congo has the largest gross domestic product (GDP) in sub-Saharan Africa, despite a financial and monetary crisis that it has experienced since 2016.


The African Development Bank (AfDB) said in its latest report that the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the largest country in Sub-Saharan Africa with the highest gross domestic product.

Twelfth in the ranking of the richest countries in Africa in 2017. Despite the financial crisis that has hit the country since 2016, the size of its economy has tripled in 12 years. By the end of this year, the DRC is expected to total $ 44.7 billion, according to the AfDB.


Africa’s largest copper producer, the DRC is expected to grow by 2.4% in 2017. According to the World Bank, the country has several assets, including 2.3 million km2 of natural resources, 80 million hectares of land arable and more than 1,100 minerals and precious metals listed.

Assets that are able to make the DRC, one of the richest countries in Africa if the country succeeds in overcoming its political instability.

Find out which countries in sub-Saharan Africa have the highest GDP. It should be noted that this ranking only takes into account Sub-Saharan African countries having French as an official language.

1. DR Congo ($ 44.73 billion)
2. Ivory Coast ($ 38.496 billion)
3. Cameroon ($ 32.625 billion)
4. Senegal ($ 16.963 billion)
5. Gabon ($ 16.186 billion)
6. Mauritius ( $ 14.406 billion)
7. Burkina Faso ($ 14.275 billion)
8. Mali ($ 13.827 billion)
9. Benin ($ 10.425 billion)
10. Madagascar ($ 10.318 billion)


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