Key information about Mozambique
- Mozambique became independent from the Portuguese Republic in 1975.
- The first President, Samora Moisés Machel, in office from 1975 to 1986, was the leader of the nationalist party fighting for the independence of Mozambique.
- The current president is Filipe Nyusi.
While “macroeconomic effects of Cyclone Idai and reconstruction costs will be significant … the outlook is for a recovery in economic activity over the medium-term”
,International Monetary Fund (March 2019)
Main macro-economic indicators
Changing structure of Mozambique’s economy
The Manufacture Industry and the Tourism sector account together for more than 12% of the Gross Domestic Product.
Structure of the MOZAMBIque’s Economy
Datasource: National Statistical Institute
Evolution of FDI inflows
Since 2010, the Mozambican economy has registered remarkable growth in foreign direct investments.
Database source: Banco de Moçambique.
FDI inflows by sector
Database source: APIEX. Sample period: [2014;2018].