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Amid continuing diversification efforts, an expansion of mining and oil and gas activity helped Ghana maintain its status as one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies in 2019.

Indonesia has sought to stimulate the economy in 2019, with President Joko Widodo, known as Jokowi, outlining significant growth plans after securing his second term in office.

A rebound in the mining and resource industries helped drive stronger economic growth in Papua New Guinea in 2019, a year which saw Peter O’Neill’s eight-year tenure as prime minister end.

Les projets d’infrastructures en cours et la hausse des activités commerciales, entre autres, ont permis à Djibouti, qui continue de se positionner comme plateforme logistique régionale, d’afficher une croissance robuste en 2019.

Following the passage of the Companies Act 2019 (Act 992), Ghana is stepping up efforts to pass a new insolvency law by the end of the year, as part of measures to further improve the business environment.

En un contexto de crecimiento económico positivo, el gasto de los hogares en Colombia ha evolucionado favorablemente en 2019 gracias a unas bases macroeconómicas sólidas y a factores demográficos.