Sun shines on exports

January 2011
African Business;Jan2011, Issue 371, p32
The article reports that North Africa has five of the 10 strongest economies on the African continent by GDP per capita namely, Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Egypt and Tunisia, exporting LNG and crude oil to the world and piped gas and electricity to Southern Europe. It is stated that while maintaining a high degree of state control, both Libya and Algeria are expanding their oil and gas sector.


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