Markets Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
Currency 591.75 600 605 609 614 623
Overview Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 7.10 6.5 6.3 6.3 6.4 6.5
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.10 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1
Inflation Rate (%) -1.70 1.8 1.8 2 2.2 2.2
Interest Rate (%) 4.50 4.25 4.25 4 4 4
Balance of Trade (CFA Franc Billion) -164.98 -322 -322 -271 -320 -313
Current Account to GDP (%) -11.00 -9 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5
Government Debt to GDP (%) 22.10 23 24 24 24 24
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.70 -2.7 -2.7 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9
GDP Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 7.10 6.5 6.3 6.3 6.4 6.5
GDP (USD Billion) 10.36 10.4 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.7
GDP per capita (USD) 896.30 928 912 912 912 912
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 2151.50 2178 2200 2200 2200 2200
GDP Constant Prices (XOF Billion) 4323.80 4605 4583 4596 4596 4872
GDP From Agriculture (XOF Billion) 900.20 959 954 957 957 1014
GDP From Manufacturing (XOF Billion) 943.50 1005 1000 1003 1003 1063
GDP From Mining (XOF Billion) 15.00 15.98 15.9 15.95 15.95 16.9
GDP From Public Administration (XOF Billion) 314.00 334 333 334 334 354
GDP From Services (XOF Billion) 1593.00 1697 1689 1693 1693 1795
Labour Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.10 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1
Prices Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
Inflation Rate (%) -1.70 1.8 1.8 2 2.2 2.2
Food Inflation (%) -3.50 2 1.8 1.8 2.2 2.4
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 100.10 103 103 103 102 105
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 100.10 101 98.14 98.33 102 103
Money Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
Interest Rate (%) 4.50 4.25 4.25 4 4 4
Interbank Rate (%) 5.73 5.27 5.27 5.7 5.45 5.27
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 6.49 6.49 6.49 6.24 5.99 6.49
Trade Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
Balance of Trade (CFA Franc Billion) -164.98 -322 -322 -271 -320 -313
Current Account to GDP (%) -11.00 -9 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5
Government Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 22.10 23 24 24 24 24
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.70 -2.7 -2.7 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9
Taxes Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
Sales Tax Rate (%) 18.00 18 18 18 18 18


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