Mauritania
In-depth country-focused analysis on Mauritania's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Mauritania's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Mauritania, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Mauritania's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Mauritania before your competitors.

Mauritania Industry Coverage (2)

Mining

Mauritania Mining

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BMI View: The outlook for iron ore production in West Africa is increasingly precarious, as the collapse in global iron ore prices and outbreak of the Ebola virus coalesce to slash mining companies' revenue, limit financing options, force the evacuation of workers and disrupt supply chains. 

The coalescence of a sharp downturn in global iron ore prices and the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus will dent West Africa's growth outlook as mining companies suffer reduced revenue, difficulties in accessing finance and logistical disruption.

Iron Ore Boom To Come Under Threat
Select Countries - Iron Ore Production (mnt)
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Telecommunications

Mauritania Telecommunications

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BMI View: Our Q115 West and Central Africa report analyses latest industry, regulatory and macroeconomic developments in the telecoms markets of seven countries: Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Gabon, Mali, Mauritania and Senegal. As mobile subscriptions growth slows down in these markets, operators will increasingly shift their resources towards advanced data services to sustain revenue growth. Their efforts will be complemented by the proliferation of low-cost smartphones and tablets as well as cheaper and more reliable access to international bandwidth connectivity via submarine cables.

Key Data

  • The average mobile market growth for the seven countries in our coverage in Q314 was 4...

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