CEN-SAD: Community of Sahel–Saharan States
Nigeria represents 37% of regional GDP but is not in the top performers on regional integration, neither is Egypt, which represents 18% of regional GDP. Côte d’Ivoire, which is the top performing country on regional integration, represents just 3% of regional GDP.
Overall dimension scores
The Index is made up of five Dimensions, which are the key socio-economic categories that are fundamental to Africa’s integration.
Country Rankings for CEN-SAD
NOTE 1: CEN-SAD’s performance on Financial and macroeconomic integration is linked to the presence of WAEMU (West African Economic and Monetary Union) and CEMAC (Central African Economic and Monetary Community) member countries with a common currency in the franc zone.
NOTE 2: Data was not available for this REC for Cabo Verde and Somalia