Rising tax revenues are key to economic development in African countries

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01/04/2016 – Tax revenues in African countries are rising as a proportion of national incomes, according to the inaugural edition of Revenue Statistics in Africa.

The report, which contains internationally comparable revenue data for eight African countries, accounting for almost a quarter of Africa’s total GDP, will be discussed on Sunday 3 April in Addis Ababa during the 2016 African Union (AU) – Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Conference of Ministers.

OECD press release here

 

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