Burundian Franc

The Burundian Franc decreased to 1550 in April from 1550.20 in March of 2014. Burundian Franc averaged 836.27 from 1992 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 1612.39 in March of 2013 and a record low of 171 in February of 1992. The USDBIF spot exchange rate specifies how much one currency is currently worth in terms of the other. While the USDBIF spot exchange rate is quoted and exchanged in the same day, the USDBIF forward rate is quoted today but for delivery and payment on a specific future date. This page provides - Burundian Franc - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-18

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
1550.00 1550.20 1612.39 171.00 1551.49 | 2014/05 1992 - 2014 Daily


Burundian Franc

Markets Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Currency 1550.00 2014-04-17 1550.20 1612.39 171.00 1551.49 2014-05-31 [+]

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Burundi Inflation Rate at 5.90 Percent  
The inflation rate in Burundi was recorded at 5.90 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Burundi is reported by the Bank of Burundi.
Burundi GDP Annual Growth Rate at 4.60 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Burundi expanded 4.60 percent in 2013 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Burundi is reported by the Bank of Burundi.
Burundi Interest Rate at 11.45 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Burundi was last recorded at 11.45 percent. Interest Rate in Burundi is reported by the Bank of Burundi.
Burundi Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 18.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Burundi stands at 18 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Burundi is reported by the Revenue Authority (Office Burundais des Recettes).
Burundi Balance of Trade at -85931.90 million BIF  
Burundi recorded a trade deficit of 85931.90 million BIF in October of 2013. Balance of Trade in Burundi is reported by the Bank of Burundi.
Burundi Current Account at -255.10 USD Million  
Burundi recorded a Current Account deficit of 255.10 USD Million in 2012. Current Account in Burundi is reported by the Bank of Burundi.
Burundi Industrial Production at 3.70 Percent  
Industrial Production in Burundi increased 3.70 percent in October of 2013 over the same month in the previous year. Industrial Production in Burundi is reported by the Bank of Burundi.
Burundi Government Budget at -7.90 Percent of GDP  
Burundi recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 7.90 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Burundi is reported by the Bank of Burundi.
Burundi Government Debt To GDP at 17.40 Percent of GDP  
Burundi recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 17.40 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Debt To GDP in Burundi is reported by the Bank of Burundi.
Burundi Exports at 15950.50 million BIF  
Exports in Burundi increased to 15950.50 million BIF in October of 2013 from 14111.40 million BIF in September of 2013. Exports in Burundi is reported by the Bank of Burundi.


Chile Leaves Monetary Policy Unchanged  
At its April 17th, 2014 meeting, Central Bank of Chile left the benchmark interest rate on hold at 4 percent, following last month's cut, citing low output and demand, but hinted possible future rate cuts, depending on domestic and external conditions.
Russia Unemployment Drops in March  
Russian jobless rate fell for the first time in four months to 5.4 percent, after remaining stable at 5.6 percent in the previous two months.
Canada Inflation Rises Above Forecasts in March  
The annual consumer prices in Canada accelerated to 1.5 percent in March of 2014 following a 1.1 increase in the previous month, as energy prices surged.
US Jobless Claims Rise Slightly  
In the week ending April 12, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 304,000, an increase of 2,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 2,000 from 300,000 to 302,000. There were no special factors impacting this week's initial claims.
Brazil Unemployment Rate Down to 5%  
In March of 2014, Brazil’s jobless rate fell by 0.1 percentage point to 5 percent, below market forecasts. A year earlier, unemployment reached 5.7 percent.
Dutch Unemployment Rate Falls for the First Time in 2014  
In March of 2014, Netherlands’ seasonally adjusted jobless rate fell to 8.7 percent from 8.8 percent in the previous month and 8.1 percent a year earlier, as more people left permanently the labor market rather than found jobs.
Singaporean Trade Surplus Narrows Sharply in March  
The trade surplus decreased 51.1 percent in March of 2014 over a year earlier and 47.2 percent from February to SGD 2.3 billion. Imports rose at a faster pace than exports, as sales of pharmaceuticals and electronics fell, while shipments of petrochemicals and re-exports contributed to overall increase.
Mozambique Leaves Lending Rate Steady at 8.25%  
At its April 16th, 2014 meeting, Bank of Mozambique left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 8.25 percent for the sixth consecutive meeting, saying this was consistent with meeting domestic economic targets for 2014.
Spanish Trade Deficit Narrows to 4-Month Low  
In February of 2014, Spanish trade gap decreased to € 1.62 billion, down from € 2.82 billion in the previous month. Compared with the same month a year earlier, the trade deficit widened 37 percent.
Angolan Inflation Rate Down To 7.32% in March  
The annual consumer prices in Angola decelerated for the second consecutive month to 7.32 percent in March of 2014, from 7.48 percent recorded in February of 2014.

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