Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Currency 581.68 576 580 585 589 597
Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 7.10 6.3 6.5 6 6.3 6.6
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.10 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1
Inflation Rate (%) -0.20 1.1 1.53 1.2 1.2 1.61
Balance of Trade (CFA Franc Billion) -337.36 -249 -316 -271 -320 -335
Current Account to GDP (%) -11.00 -9 -9 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5
Government Debt to GDP (%) 22.10 23 23 24 24 24
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.70 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -1.9 -1.9
GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 7.10 6.3 6.5 6 6.3 6.6
GDP (USD Billion) 10.36 10.4 10.4 9.7 9.7 9.7
GDP per capita (USD) 896.30 928 928 912 912 912
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 2151.50 2178 2178 2200 2200 2200
GDP Constant Prices (XOF Billion) 4323.80 4596 4605 4583 4583 4872
GDP From Agriculture (XOF Billion) 900.20 957 959 954 954 1014
GDP From Manufacturing (XOF Billion) 943.50 1003 1005 1000 1000 1063
GDP From Mining (XOF Billion) 15.00 15.95 15.98 15.9 15.9 16.9
GDP From Public Administration (XOF Billion) 314.00 334 334 333 333 354
GDP From Services (XOF Billion) 1593.00 1693 1697 1689 1689 1795
Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.10 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1
Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Inflation Rate (%) -0.20 1.1 1.53 1.2 1.2 1.61
Food Inflation (%) 1.10 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 3
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 101.20 101 103 102 102 104
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 99.40 123 101 101 101 103
Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Interbank Rate (%) 5.27 5.27 5.27 5.27 5.27 5.27
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 6.49 6.49 6.49 6.49 6.49 6.49
Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Balance of Trade (CFA Franc Billion) -337.36 -249 -316 -271 -320 -335
Current Account to GDP (%) -11.00 -9 -9 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5
Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 22.10 23 23 24 24 24
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.70 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -1.9 -1.9
Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Sales Tax Rate (%) 18.00 18 18 18 18 18


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