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Cape Verde is one of the most developed countries in Africa. In recent years, as a result of its solid economic and social performance it has gained the status of middle income country according to United Nations criteria. The most important sector of the economy is services with commerce, transport, government and tourism accounting for the biggest share. Remittances are also crucial (9 percent of GDP). In recent years, foreign direct investment in tourism and manufacturing has been increasing due to stable political environment and increasingly skilled labour force. However, in order to keep current pace of growth, Cape Verde has to address drought prone agriculture, outdated infrastructure and youth unemployment. This page provides - Cape Verde GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Cape Verde GDP Annual Growth Rate - was last refreshed on Wednesday, August 20, 2014.