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BMI View: West Africa's growth outlook will remain weak due to both low
mineral prices and countries' inadequate infrastructure over the coming
quarters. The region's long-term growth outlook remains promising due to
countries' vast untapped mineral reserves, positive foreign investment outlook
and infrastructure developments.
Latest Developments & Structural Trends
■ Political risk in Sierra Leone will increase over the next 18 months as
allegations over the misappropriation and misuse of funds for combating Ebola
reflect badly on President Ernest Bai Koroma as he seemingly looks for an
unconstitutional extension to his time in office (see: 'Corruption Will Dent
President's Ambitions', March 3).
■ In 2015, Rusal announced the signing of a Multi-User Operation Agreement on
existing railway infrastructure at the Company's Dian-Dian project in Guinea.
The Agreement allows the transportation of bauxite, including that mined at
Dian-Dian, using the existing railway infrastructure in the Boke province and
creates an environment for the further development of project transport
■ Guinea's iron ore production will be supported by Rio Tinto's partnership with
the Guinean government to construct a maritime terminal and the 'Trans-Guinean
Railway'. The railway will link south-east Guinea with the coast along the
Southern Growth Corridor and will be essential for iron ore transport from the