Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Currency 1914.51 1914 1914 1914 1914 1914

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 3.30 1.3 1.3 2.4 2.4 2.4
Unemployment Rate (%) 1.40 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3
Inflation Rate (%) 7.70 6.3 6 5.8 6.1 6.3
Interest Rate (%) 6.00 5.3 5.2 5.1 5 5
Balance of Trade (BIF Million) -118890.00 -96000 -84000 -84000 -84000 -90000
Current Account (USD Million) -361.80 -340 -340 -340 -340 -380
Current Account to GDP (%) -10.00 -8 -8 -9.3 -9.3 -9.3
Government Debt to GDP (%) 13.60 18 18 16 16 16
Government Budget (% of GDP) -8.80 -9.7 -9.7 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 3.30 1.3 1.3 2.4 2.4 2.4
GDP (USD Billion) 3.01 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.7
GDP per capita (USD) 208.10 202 202 195 195 195
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 751.70 705 705 665 665 665

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 1.40 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3
Population (Million) 11.51 11.84 11.88 12.15 12.15 12.23

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Inflation Rate (%) 7.70 6.3 6 5.8 6.1 6.3
Food Inflation (%) 12.40 12 9 8.7 8.4 8.5
Inflation Rate Mom (%) -0.20 1.3 1.6 1.8 2 2
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 117.60 118 121 124 129 129
CPI Transportation (points) 116.90 127 124 123 124 132

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Interest Rate (%) 6.00 5.3 5.2 5.1 5 5
Banks Balance Sheet (BIF Million) 3027421.80 2920000 2950000 2970000 2980000 2980000
Central Bank Balance Sheet (BIF Million) 1634637.30 1670000 1675000 1655000 1660000 1665000

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Balance of Trade (BIF Million) -118890.00 -96000 -84000 -84000 -84000 -90000
Current Account (USD Million) -361.80 -340 -340 -340 -340 -380
Current Account to GDP (%) -10.00 -8 -8 -9.3 -9.3 -9.3
Exports (BIF Million) 20568.20 27000 28000 28000 28000 30000
Imports (BIF Million) 139458.20 123000 112000 112000 112000 120000
Gold Reserves (Tonnes) 0.03 38 38 38 38 38

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Government Debt to GDP (%) 13.60 18 18 16 16 16
Government Budget (% of GDP) -8.80 -9.7 -9.7 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5

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

Business Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Industrial Production (%) 8.90 -0.4 3 3 3 2.5


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