The Minister of Economy, Finance and Planning issued a verdict on the evolution of world oil prices on Tuesday, 13 November. Amadou Ba, who chaired the publication ceremony of the portfolio assessment by the World Bank, took the opportunity to defend the possibility of the head of state that declared 2018 a social year. According to the treasurer of the state, given the increase in barrel oil and the appreciation of the dollar, the Senegal had only two possibilities: to pass the prices on to all derivatives, which will bring people to the level of blocking prices. and making subsidies. The last option was retained by President Macky Sall.