Markets Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2021
Currency 603.70 591 596 600 604 613

Overview Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 7.60 6.3 6.3 6.4 6.7 6.5
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.00 2 2 2 2 2
Inflation Rate (%) 0.50 0.7 -3 -2 1 2
Interest Rate (%) 4.50 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.25 4
Balance of Trade (CFA Franc Billion) -164.98 -257 -320 -220 -335 -335
Current Account to GDP (%) -10.80 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -8
Government Debt to GDP (%) 26.20 28 28 28 28 28
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.70 -2 -2 -2 -2 -1.7

GDP Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 7.60 6.3 6.3 6.4 6.7 6.5
GDP (USD Billion) 10.36 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.7 10.2
GDP per capita (USD) 896.30 912 912 912 912 940
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 2151.50 2200 2200 2200 2200 2229
GDP Constant Prices (XOF Billion) 4629.70 4921 4921 4926 4940 5261
GDP From Agriculture (XOF Billion) 983.50 1045 1045 1046 1049 1118
GDP From Manufacturing (XOF Billion) 1012.80 1077 1077 1078 1081 1151
GDP From Mining (XOF Billion) 15.90 16.9 16.9 16.92 16.97 18.07
GDP From Public Administration (XOF Billion) 330.00 351 351 351 352 375
GDP From Services (XOF Billion) 1696.10 1803 1803 1805 1810 1927

Labour Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.00 2 2 2 2 2
Population (Million) 11.49 12.12 11.72 11.72 12.11 12.42

Prices Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2021
Inflation Rate (%) 0.50 0.7 -3 -2 1 2
Food Inflation (%) -3.40 -3 -4.5 -5 -3.8 2
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 1.30 1.2 -1.4 0.2 0.3 1
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 102.80 102 97.49 97.71 103 105
CPI Transportation (points) 108.90 97.07 93.51 108 112 114

Money Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2021
Interest Rate (%) 4.50 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.25 4
Interbank Rate (%) 6.46 6.46 6.46 6.46 6.21 5.96

Trade Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2021
Balance of Trade (CFA Franc Billion) -164.98 -257 -320 -220 -335 -335
Current Account to GDP (%) -10.80 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -8
Imports (CFA Franc Billion) 349.28 412 475 420 460 480
Exports (CFA Franc Billion) 184.30 155 155 200 125 145

Government Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2021
Government Debt to GDP (%) 26.20 28 28 28 28 28
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.70 -2 -2 -2 -2 -1.7

Taxes Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2021
Sales Tax Rate (%) 18.00 20 20 20 20 20


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