Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Currency 555.25 558 562 566 571 579

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 3.90 1.6 2.7 4.2 5 5.8
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.00 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.7
Inflation Rate (%) 3.90 3.5 4 3.6 4.1 4.1
Interest Rate (%) 4.00 4 4 4 4 4
Balance of Trade (CFA Franc Billion) -139.71 -220 -335 -335 -335 -335
Current Account to GDP (%) -5.70 -4.5 -4.5 -6 -6 -6
Government Debt to GDP (%) 26.20 43 43 32 32 32
Government Budget (% of GDP) -2.50 -5 -5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 3.90 1.6 2.7 4.2 5 5.8
GDP (USD Billion) 14.39 12 12 14 14 14
GDP per capita (USD) 1259.81 1150 1150 1200 1200 1200
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 3287.30 2700 2700 2850 2850 2850
GDP Constant Prices (XOF Billion) 4629.70 4704 4755 4824 4861 5030
GDP From Agriculture (XOF Billion) 983.50 999 1010 1025 1033 1069
GDP From Manufacturing (XOF Billion) 1012.80 1029 1040 1055 1063 1100
GDP From Mining (XOF Billion) 15.90 16.15 16.33 16.57 16.7 17.28
GDP From Public Administration (XOF Billion) 330.00 335 339 344 346 359
GDP From Services (XOF Billion) 1696.10 1723 1742 1767 1781 1843

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.00 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.7
Population (Million) 11.88 12.12 12.11 12.46 12.46 12.42

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Inflation Rate (%) 3.90 3.5 4 3.6 4.1 4.1
Food Inflation (%) 3.00 4 4.1 4.2 4 4
Inflation Rate Mom (%) -0.10 1.2 -0.6 0.8 1 1.3
CPI Transportation (points) 105.70 114 115 112 110 120
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 104.40 103 106 107 109 110

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Interest Rate (%) 4.00 4 4 4 4 4
Interbank Rate (%) 4.90 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Balance of Trade (CFA Franc Billion) -139.71 -220 -335 -335 -335 -335
Current Account to GDP (%) -5.70 -4.5 -4.5 -6 -6 -6
Imports (CFA Franc Billion) 300.40 420 460 460 460 480
Exports (CFA Franc Billion) 160.69 200 125 125 125 145

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Government Debt to GDP (%) 26.20 43 43 32 32 32
Government Budget (% of GDP) -2.50 -5 -5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Sales Tax Rate (%) 18.00 18 18 18 18 18


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