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'Moderate' outlook for Ethiopia's economy

Ariane Mohr
August 21, 2017

Ethiopia is among the world's poorest countries. Despite that - or perhaps because of it - its economy has been expanding strongly since 2003, at an average of 10% per year. At the beginning of August, ratings agency Moody's gave Ethiopia a "moderate" outlook for its low debt burden and affordable interest payments. But it warned of the country's political risks and regional tensions.

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