Burkina Faso

Financial Sector Overview

dirt road in Burkina Faso

Income Group: Low Income

Burkina Faso’s financial sector is less developed than the regional average and remains smaller and less open than that of other countries in the low-income group.

While only limited data is available, high credit-deposits ratios point to levels of financial intermediation higher that the regional and income-group averages. Private sector credit is in line with income-group averages, if lower than regional peers.

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