Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Currency 552.75 557 563 568 574 585

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 3.90 4.2 4.4 4.6 4.8 6
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.50 2.5 2.5 2.3 2.3 2.3
Inflation Rate (%) 2.70 3.6 3.4 3.6 3.8 3.7
Interest Rate (%) 4.00 4 4 4 4 4
Balance of Trade (CFA Franc Billion) -245.00 -335 -308 -308 -308 -335
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -5.50 -5.3 -5.3 -4.7 -4.7 -4.7
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 46.10 42 42 42 41 41
Government Budget (% of GDP) -3.70 -3.3 -3.3 -3 -3 -3

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 3.90 4.2 4.4 4.6 4.8 6
GDP (USD Billion) 15.65 16 16 17 17 17
GDP per capita (USD) 1273.54 1200 1200 1200 1200 1260
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 3323.14 2850 2850 2850 2850 3000
GDP Constant Prices (XOF Billion) 7271.46 7410 7591 7606 7620 8047
GDP From Agriculture (XOF Billion) 2083280.00 2116292 1073 2174944 2179111 2305441
GDP From Manufacturing (XOF Billion) 1012.80 1058 1125 1057 1059 1121
GDP From Mining (XOF Billion) 15.90 16.62 17.88 16.6 16.63 17.6
GDP From Public Administration (XOF Billion) 330.00 345 374 345 345 365
GDP From Services (XOF Billion) 3841360.00 3985222 1899 4010380 4018063 4251003

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.50 2.5 2.5 2.3 2.3 2.3
Population (Million) 12.11 12.46 12.42 12.42 12.42 12.73

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 2.70 3.6 3.4 3.6 3.8 3.7
Food Inflation (%) 8.90 10 7 6 5 4.4
Inflation Rate Mom (%) -0.90 2.3 1.7 1.3 0.8 1.3
CPI Transportation (points) 105.80 116 111 109 110 115
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 108.20 108 106 107 113 110

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Interest Rate (%) 4.00 4 4 4 4 4
Interbank Rate (%) 4.21 4.21 4.21 4.21 4.21 4.21

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Balance of Trade (CFA Franc Billion) -245.00 -335 -308 -308 -308 -335
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -5.50 -5.3 -5.3 -4.7 -4.7 -4.7
Imports (CFA Franc Billion) 384.90 460 480 480 480 480
Exports (CFA Franc Billion) 139.90 125 145 145 145 145

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 46.10 42 42 42 41 41
Government Budget (% of GDP) -3.70 -3.3 -3.3 -3 -3 -3

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Sales Tax Rate (%) 18.00 18 18 18 18 18


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