Gabon

In-depth country-focused analysis on Gabon's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Gabon's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Gabon, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Gabon's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Gabon before your competitors.

Gabon Country Risk

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Political Risk will remain elevated in Francophone West Africa, a region which is characterised by weak state institutions and lasting political instability. Violence in Mali and the collapse of...

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Gabon Industry Coverage (6)

Autos

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In the first quarter of 2014 we revised up our forecast for 2013 new vehicle sales in Gabon from 3.8% to 9% y-o-y, on the back of a better than expected vehicle sales performance in the first half of...

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Food & Drink

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BMI View:   As President Bongo is committed to economic reforms that aim to reduce his country's dependence on oil exports, we believe that efforts to develop Gabon's potential in the mining,...

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Infrastructure

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BMI View: We have upgraded our near - term outlook for Gabon's construction industry, with growth expected to accelerate to 12.5% and 10.4% in 2014 and 2015 respectively. The main driver behind...

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Oil & Gas

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BMI View:   Recent years has seen an explosion of interest in the highly prospective West African Transform Margin. However, an uptick in exploration offshore Gabon has yielded mixed results, and...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View:  Oil-rich Gabon is one of the wealthiest countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, but a recent report compiled by McKinsey suggests that a third of the country's population lives in poverty -...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View: Our Q314 West and Central Africa report analyses latest industry, regulatory and macroeconomic developments in the telecoms markets of seven countries: Cameroon, Côte d'...

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