Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Currency 577.02 581 586 590 594 603

Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 7.50 4.6 4.8 5.2 5.5 6.4
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.00 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.9 2.9
Inflation Rate (%) 3.20 4 4.2 4.4 3.6 3.4
Interest Rate (%) 4.50 4 4 4 4 4
Balance of Trade (CFA Franc Billion) -139.71 -320 -220 -335 -335 -335
Current Account to GDP (%) -5.70 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -8 -7
Government Debt to GDP (%) 26.20 43 43 43 32 32
Government Budget (% of GDP) -2.50 -5 -5 -5 -4.5 -4.5

GDP Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 7.50 4.6 4.8 5.2 5.5 6.4
GDP (USD Billion) 10.40 9.7 9.7 9.7 10.2 10.2
GDP per capita (USD) 896.30 912 912 912 940 940
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 2151.50 2142 2200 2200 2142 2229
GDP Constant Prices (XOF Billion) 4629.70 4843 4852 4870 4884 5182
GDP From Agriculture (XOF Billion) 983.50 1029 1031 1035 1038 1101
GDP From Manufacturing (XOF Billion) 1012.80 1059 1061 1065 1069 1134
GDP From Mining (XOF Billion) 15.90 16.63 16.66 16.73 16.77 17.8
GDP From Public Administration (XOF Billion) 330.00 345 346 347 348 369
GDP From Services (XOF Billion) 1696.10 1774 1778 1784 1789 1898

Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.00 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.9 2.9
Population (Million) 11.88 12.12 11.72 12.11 12.46 12.42

Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Inflation Rate (%) 3.20 4 4.2 4.4 3.6 3.4
Food Inflation (%) 3.10 4.3 4.5 4.6 4.2 4
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.10 -0.3 1.2 -0.6 0.8 1.3
CPI Transportation (points) 107.30 100 115 115 112 119
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 103.80 105 104 106 107 110

Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Interest Rate (%) 4.50 4 4 4 4 4
Interbank Rate (%) 6.32 3.73 3.73 3.73 3.73 3.73

Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Balance of Trade (CFA Franc Billion) -139.71 -320 -220 -335 -335 -335
Current Account to GDP (%) -5.70 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -8 -7
Imports (CFA Franc Billion) 300.40 475 420 460 460 480
Exports (CFA Franc Billion) 160.69 155 200 125 125 145

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

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


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