In Business Africa this week: African countries have made progress on information exchange in 2021. This improvement has helped mobilize resources and better combat tax evasion. Interview with Zayda Manetta, Head of the Global Forum Secretariat.
Since 2014, the exchange of information upon request has allowed African countries to identify more than $244 million in additional revenue is what the latest report on tax transparency released last month reveals. The aim is to enable states to fight tax evasion and illicit financial flows.
Mali: recovering the economy after 6 months of sanctions
In Mali, growth prospects for 2022 have been undermined by economic sanctions, regional inflation and the crisis in Ukraine. Will the lifting of the ECOWAS sanctions recently achieved by the country give the economy a new lease of life? Interview with Malian economist Modibo Mao
Togo: Boosting cotton production
In Togo, measures have been announced to reach a forecast production of 146,826 tons of seed cotton for 180,000 hectares of land planted. A report by our correspondent Noel Tadegnon.