Markets Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Currency 549.00 552 556 560 564 572

Overview Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -2.20 2.7 4.2 5 5.6 5.8
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.00 2.5 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3
Inflation Rate (%) 4.80 4 3.6 4.1 4 4.1
Interest Rate (%) 4.00 4 4 4 4 4
Balance of Trade (CFA Franc Billion) -169.02 -335 -335 -335 -335 -335
Current Account to GDP (%) -5.70 -7.5 -6 -6 -6 -6
Government Debt to GDP (%) 21.60 43 32 32 32 32
Government Budget (% of GDP) -2.50 -4 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7

GDP Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -2.20 2.7 4.2 5 5.6 5.8
GDP (USD Billion) 14.39 12 14 14 14 14
GDP per capita (USD) 1259.81 1150 1200 1200 1200 1200
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 3287.30 2700 2850 2850 2850 2850
GDP Constant Prices (XOF Billion) 4629.70 4872 4755 4824 4861 5154
GDP From Agriculture (XOF Billion) 983.50 1014 1010 1025 1033 1073
GDP From Manufacturing (XOF Billion) 1012.80 1063 1040 1055 1063 1125
GDP From Mining (XOF Billion) 15.90 16.9 16.33 16.57 16.7 17.88
GDP From Public Administration (XOF Billion) 330.00 354 339 344 346 374
GDP From Services (XOF Billion) 1696.10 1795 1742 1767 1781 1899

Labour Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.00 2.5 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3
Population (Million) 11.88 12.11 12.46 12.46 12.46 12.42

Prices Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Inflation Rate (%) 4.80 4 3.6 4.1 4 4.1
Food Inflation (%) 9.40 1 0.8 1.2 1.5 1.3
Inflation Rate Mom (%) -0.30 -0.6 0.8 1 1 1.3
CPI Transportation (points) 111.90 103 115 112 110 104
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 104.90 104 106 107 109 106

Money Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Interest Rate (%) 4.00 4 4 4 4 4
Interbank Rate (%) 4.00 5.27 3.66 3.66 3.66 5.27

Trade Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Balance of Trade (CFA Franc Billion) -169.02 -335 -335 -335 -335 -335
Current Account to GDP (%) -5.70 -7.5 -6 -6 -6 -6
Imports (CFA Franc Billion) 280.77 460 460 460 460 480
Exports (CFA Franc Billion) 111.75 125 125 125 125 145

Government Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Government Debt to GDP (%) 21.60 43 32 32 32 32
Government Budget (% of GDP) -2.50 -4 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7

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


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