Structure of Report


The African Economic Outlook project aims to provide reliable information on economic and social development progress in Africa, as well as on short-term prospects.


The report consists of three main parts:


Part One: An assessment of the position of Africa in the world economy and, starting from the 2002/03 edition a focus on a topic of high relevance for policy makers in African countries. In 2002/03, the focus is on privatisation.


Part Two:  on Selected African Countries


Part Three: Selected Statistics  on African Countries


The African Economic Outlook Report 2002/03 is available from the OECD Online Bookshop.

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African Economic Outlook Report 2002/03
Available in print (paperback) and electronic format (pdf)
420 pages, OECD, Paris 2003
Euros 70
ISBN 92-64-10003-2