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Economic potential

Economic potential

With a growth rate of 6% in 2018 and an inflammation stabilized at 1% in recent years, Burkina Faso has a huge economic potential for investment. With a young population and the gradual emergence of a middle class, the Burkinabè economy offers good prospects despite the shocks related to the security challenges of the Sahelo-Saharan zone. Its central position makes it the ideal gateway to the ECOWAS region, which is home to more than 300 million consumers.

A study conducted in 2007 under the auspices of the Maison de l'Entreprise identified a dozen sectors in Burkina Faso. The identification methodology is based on the economic contribution of the sector, the jobs generated, the induced business opportunities, the development trends of the sector, etc.