Imports$21.74 billion (2011 est.)
Exports$65.69 billion (2011 est.)
Inflation rate (consumer prices)13.5% (2011 est.)
GDP - per capita (PPP)$6,000 (2011 est.)
National product real growth rate5.9% (2010 est.)
Internet users606,700 (2009)
Telephones - mobile cellular8.909 million (2009)
Population growth rate2.784% (2012 est.)
Population18,056,072 (July 2012 est.)
About this country
Angola is rebuilding its country after the end of a 27-year civil war in 2002.
Fighting between the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), led by Jose Eduardo DOS SANTOS, and the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), led by Jonas SAVIMBI, followed independence from Portugal in 1975.
Peace seemed imminent in 1992 when Angola held national elections, but fighting picked up again by 1996....
Angola's high growth rate in recent years was driven by high international prices for its oil.
Angola became a member of OPEC in late 2006 and in late 2007 was assigned a production quota of 1.
9 million barrels a day (bbl/day), somewhat less than the 2-2....
The Economist Intelligence Unit
Despite improved efforts at co-ordination by opposition groups, the ruling party, the Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola (MPLA), will maintain its political dominance by virtue of ...
Country Forecasts is a 480-page perfect-bound volume published in April and October. This publication provides a four-page summary of forecasts and data for each of the 100 countries monitored by Political ...
GDP growth is set to be held back for a second successive year by stalling oil output, following continued production bottlenecks and unscheduled maintenance work. Furthermore, the new LNG production facility ...
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