6. Morocco – GDP: $114,7 Billion
Morocco’s GDP grew by 4.7 percent in 2013, much better than the growth rate of 2.7 in 2012. This is due to the country’s vibrant agricultural sector.
5. Angola GDP: $129.785 Billion
Officially the Republic of Angola, this country is a member state of the African Union. It is Africa’s second largest oil producer. Its economy grew by 5.1 percent in 2013, below the estimate of 7.1 percent. Growth was driven by agriculture, non-oil energy, fisheries, construction and manufacturing sectors.
4. Algeria – GDP: $219.453 Billion
Officially the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, this nation is the tenth largest country in the world and the largest country in Africa and the Mediterranean. Its economy performed well in 2013, growing by 3 percent. This is due to political stability. GDP growth was driven by investment by public enterprises and private demand. Unemployment fell slightly in 2013. Currently it stands at 9.8 percent.