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U.S.-Africa Leaders SummitBPI return on investment index: Gabon occupies 33rd place in world rankingLibreville, 2nd medium-sized city with the greatest growth potential

U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit / 4-6 August 2014

You can watch summit events live at whitehouse.gov/live and video.state.gov/live

BPI return on investment index: Gabon occupies 33rd place in world ranking

Ranked 33rd out of 112 countries evaluated by the Baseline Profitability Index (BPI), Gabon proved its attractiveness in the eyes of international investors.

Libreville, 2nd medium-sized city with the greatest growth potential

Published by MasterCard, the African Cities Growth Index (ACGI) for 2014 highlights the Gabonese capital. Libreville is seen as "the central city of central Africa" because it occupies the second position in the ranking of medium-sized cities in Africa with the greatest growth potential.

Latest News

07/24/2014
Oil
Last 23rd July was an important day for the oil sector. Etienne Dieudonné Ngoubou, the Minister for Oil and Hydrocarbons, held a press conference to present the conclusions of the last call for tenders for deep and very deep offshore blocks. He also announced the discovery of two hydrocarbon deposits.
07/23/2014
Oil
On 11th and 14th July last, the members of the National Assembly and the senators voted and adopted the final text for the new hydrocarbon code.
07/16/2014
Economy
On 8th July, the BICIG (Banque internationale pour le commerce et l'industrie au Gabon) received funding from the AFD (Agence française de développement). The funds are intended to help Gabonese SMEs.

Focus on

 
Gabon enjoys a strategic geographical position in central Africa, acting as a gateway to a regional market of 250 million consumers.