This page has economic forecasts for Central African Republic including a long-term outlook for the next decades, plus medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions for the next release affecting the Central African Republic economy.


MARKETS Actual Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19 2020
Currency 609.56
606 612 618 625 650
GDP Actual Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.50
percent
4.5 4 4 4 4.5
GDP 1.95
USD Billion
2.1 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.4
GDP per capita 335.03
USD
350 380 380 380 395
GDP per capita PPP 661.24
USD
685 715 715 715 725
LABOUR Actual Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19 2020
Unemployment Rate 6.00
percent
6 6 6 6 5.5
Population 5.10
million
5.19 5.22 5.24 5.27 5.49
PRICES Actual Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19 2020
Inflation Rate 38.04
percent
37 38 38 38 17.5
MONEY Actual Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19 2020
Interest Rate 2.95
percent
2.95 2.95 2.95 2.95 2.95
Deposit Interest Rate 2.45
percent
2.45 2.45 2.45 2.45 2.45
TRADE Actual Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19 2020
Balance of Trade -29.80
CFA Franc Billion
-25.68 -23.58 -25.68 -23.58 -25.68
Exports 4.10
CFA Franc Billion
6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.74
Imports 33.90
CFA Franc Billion
32.43 30.33 32.43 30.33 32.42
Current Account -14.90
CFA Franc Billion
-35.27 -35.97 -36.67 -37.37 -38.66
Current Account to GDP -9.70
percent
-9.5 -8.2 -8.2 -8.2 -7.6
Terrorism Index 6.39
6.39 6.39 6.39 6.39 6.39
GOVERNMENT Actual Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19 2020
Government Debt to GDP 38.80
percent
40 47 47 47 43
Government Budget -0.10
percent of GDP
-2 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5
BUSINESS Actual Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19 2020
Internet Speed 1444.77
KBps
1681 1671 1580 1727 1600
IP Addresses 525.00
IP
569 568 567 567 566
Ease of Doing Business 183.00
184 183 183 183 183
Corruption Index 23.00
Points
23 23 23 23 23
Corruption Rank 156.00
156 156 156 156 156
TAXES Actual Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19 2020
Sales Tax Rate 19.00
percent
19 19 19 19 19
CLIMATE Actual Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19 2020
Precipitation 9.61
mm
75.72 28.24 116 104 117
Temperature 23.56
celsius
24.52 26.21 25.82 25.82 25.89



Central African Republic - Economic Forecasts - 2018-2020 Outlook