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5 Richest Countries In Africa, Number 2 Will Sh0ck You


The spread of abundance around the globe is frequently the source of heated online debate. Bill Gate, the creator of Microsoft and current richest man in the planet, has a net worth of $79.2 billion, nearly matching Sri Lanka's GDP of $79.5 billion.

When asked to describe the epitome of a wealthy country, most people will give a few standard examples. The United States, China, Singapore, and Australia are only a few examples of nations that can be named. Africa isn't normally included in these lists. Indeed, the majority of the world's poorest countries are African, causing Africa to be associated with scarcity. In any case, keep in mind that this isn't the case in every African country. A few African countries have a good total national product (GDP), for various reasons. In case you were wondering, here are the Top 5 Most Expensive African Nations.

5 – Morocco ($169.8 billion)

Morocco, Africa's fifth-largest economy, has a total national output of $169.8 billion. A large portion of Morocco's wealth comes from the service sector, which includes mining, development, and manufacturing. This isn't unusual for African countries, as many of them rely on the value of some major natural resource to drive their economies. In Morocco, people rely on phosphate, a natural resource widely utilized in composts, pesticides, and animal care. Morocco took over Western Sahara in the 1970s, gaining control of nearly 66 percent of the world's phosphate reserves. Morocco also mines barite, cobalt, fluorspar, and lead. Like many other African countries, horticulture is important to Morocco's economy, with tomatoes, oranges, and olives being major drivers. Morocco's GDP has recently grown by about 4% annually, making it possibly Africa's most luxurious country.

4 Algeria (GDP 272.5 billion)

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Algeria has Africa's fourth best performing economy, with a total national output of $272.5 billion. The United Arab Emirates are currently the world's eighth most lavish country, because to its oil reserves, which account for 33% of its GDP. While Algeria is not wealthy, the value of crude oil has greatly benefited Algeria's economy and GDP. According to current estimates, Algeria's oil reserves hold 12 billion barrels. Algeria also possesses the tenth largest reserve of combustible gas. These two sources account for over 95% of Algeria's total export earnings. Ordinarily, an analysis of an African country's economy would not be complete without mentioning horticulture. Strangely, this isn't the case in Algeria. Before the 1960s, agriculture was the backbone of Algeria's economy, but the discovery of oil and natural gas diminished its importance.

3 – Egypt (GDP $284.860 billion)


Egypt's GDP is currently $284.860 billion. To understand how Egypt became Africa's most extravagant country, one must first understand how political changes and advancements have rebuilt Egypt's economy. Egypt ran on import replacement and later expanded transparency to attract unfamiliar speculation. Egypt prospered in the travel and assembly industries. Nonetheless, Egypt later experienced extensive political turmoil and change, directly affecting the economy's design and execution. For example, the January 2011 unrest that resulted in the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak harmed Egypt's economy in all sectors. Regardless, the economy has entered a new phase of growth.

2 – South Africa (341.216 billion GP)


Despite the global economic slump, South Africa's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of $341.216 billion has kept it as Africa's second most stable economy. The underlying foundations of South Africa's successful monetary execution are generally evident. South Africa benefits greatly from having strong monetary policies that work well with their unique economy. Mining, manufacturing, discount exchange, and monetary sectors all contribute to South Africa's GDP. Attention should be paid to South Africa's mining industry, which is among the world's most stable. In addition to precious stones, South Africa is the world's largest producer of chrome, manganese, platinum, and vanadium. Despite the fact that economists expect a slowdown in economic growth in the coming years, South Africa is expected to be able to recover if its presentation remains strong.

1 – Nigeria (GDP $594.257 billion)

With a GNP of $594.257 billion, Nigeria's economy is not only the most lavish in Africa, but also the world's 21st largest. Nigeria is Africa's largest oil exporter and also has Africa's largest petroleum gas reserves. Nigeria also has the world's 6th largest homestead yield, an impressive achievement given the country's rural area's political turmoil. While certain areas on this list look to be heading in the right direction, it is clear that Nigeria is rapidly approaching a financial crisis. The agrarian region, for example, has not been able to keep up with Nigeria's population growth, necessitating food imports. Also, with oil prices falling, Nigeria's oil exports aren't enough to support the country, especially because they only cover 3% of global oil supply. Despite being Africa's most opulent country, Nigeria may not be a financial powerhouse for years to come.

As this list has shown, many components can impede or boost a country's economy. Overall, understanding how these economies work is critical, as the strength of a country's economy can be predicted to aid and get the country.

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