Moody’s Says Angolan Economy to Return to Growth in 2019

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Moody's Says Angolan Economy to Return to Growth in 2019
Moody's Says Angolan Economy to Return to Growth in 2019

Angola’s economy is likely to emerge from recession this year, growing at 0.3% after three years of contraction, and the debt-to-GDP ratio will fall to around 70%, Moody’s Investors Service said.

The debt burden remains vulnerable to further exchange rate depreciation given the stock of foreign-currency and foreign-currency linked debt as well as the risk of fiscal consolidation fatigue, Moody’s said in an emailed statement.

Reforms planned for this year, including the introduction of a value added tax to broaden the non-oil tax base, will further increase the likelihood of fiscal surpluses while oil prices remain around their current levels, Moody’s said.

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