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Guinea officially the Republic of Guinea (French: République de Guinée), is a country on the western coast of Africa. Formerly known as French Guinea (French: Guinée française), the modern country is sometimes referred to as Guinea-Conakry in order to distinguish it from other countries with "Guinea" in the name and the eponymous region, such as Guinea-Bissau and Equatorial Guinea.[5][6][7][8] Guinea has a population of 12.4 million and an area of 245,860 square kilometres (94,927 sq mi).

Guinea officially the Republic of Guinea (French: République de Guinée), is a country on the western coast of Africa. Formerly known as French Guinea (French: Guinée française), the modern country is sometimes referred to as Guinea-Conakry in order to distinguish it from other countries with "Guinea" in the name and the eponymous region, such as Guinea-Bissau and Equatorial Guinea.[5][6][7][8] Guinea has a population of 12.4 million and an area of 245,860 square kilometres (94,927 sq mi).

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Population in thousands (2017): 12,717.18
GDP per capita (current US$) 2017 - World Average 10,721.61: 823.49
Account (%) age 15+) - (2014 vs 2017): 7% | 23%
Agriculture Orientation Index - Credit ( Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries share of GDP) (2015 vs 2016): n/a
Financial Inclusion Strategies: n/a
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2017: n/a
Made or received digital payments in the past year (% age 15+) (2014 vs 2017): 6% | 20%
Remittances % of GDP for 2017: 0.008
Mortgage Interest Rate / Mortgage Term (years): 2.50% | 2

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May 31, 2019 | Ecofin Agency
The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) has just launched a bond issuance operation.

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Oct 31, 2018 | Affordable Housing Institute | CAHF
Mar 31, 2016 | International Growth Centre | International Growth Centre
Feb 28, 2014 | S.O. Alade | Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
Oct 31, 2013 | A. Demirguc-Kunt, L. Klapper, D. Randall | The World Bank
Sep 30, 2013 | West Africa Regional Department (ORWB) | AfDB
Oct 31, 2012 | A. Perilleux, A. Vanroose, F. Bédécarrat et a | European Microfinance Platform