Cameroon Government Budget

Cameroon recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 3.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Cameroon is reported by the Bank of Central African States. Government Budget in Cameroon averaged 1.26 Percent of GDP from 1990 until 2012, reaching an all time high of 33 Percent of GDP in 2006 and a record low of -5.59 Percent of GDP in 1990. Government Budget is an itemized accounting of the payments received by government (taxes and other fees) and the payments made by government (purchases and transfer payments). A budget deficit occurs when an government spends more money than it takes in. The opposite of a budget deficit is a budget surplus. This page provides - Cameroon Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-19

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
-3.50 -2.70 33.00 -5.59 -5.15 | 2014/06 1990 - 2012 Percent of GDP Yearly

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Cameroon Government Budget
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Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Government Debt To GDP 6.50 2011-12-31 6.20 131.44 5.10 7.78 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Government Budget -3.50 2012-12-31 -2.70 33.00 -5.59 -5.15 2014-06-30 Percent of GDP [+]
Credit Rating 30.00 [+]
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Government Budget | Notes
A government budget is a legal document that forecasts the government expenditures and revenues for a specific period of time. The period covered by a budget is usually a year, known as a financial or fiscal year, which may or may not correspond with the calendar year. A government budget is often passed by the legislature, and approved by the chief executive or president.


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Cameroon Interest Rate at 3.25 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Cameroon was last recorded at 3.25 percent. Interest Rate in Cameroon is reported by the Bank of Central African States.
Cameroon Personal Income Tax Rate at 35.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Cameroon stands at 35 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Cameroon is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Cameroon Corporate Tax Rate at 38.50 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Cameroon stands at 38.50 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Cameroon is reported by the General Direction of Taxes.
Cameroon Balance of Trade at -241.00 CFA Franc Billion  
Cameroon recorded a trade deficit of 241 CFA Franc Billion in the second quarter of 2012. Balance of Trade in Cameroon is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Cameroun.
Cameroon Current Account at -830.80 FCFA Billion  
Cameroon recorded a Current Account deficit of 830.80 FCFA Billion in 2009. Current Account in Cameroon is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Cameroun.
Cameroon Inflation Rate at 1.60 Percent  
The inflation rate in Cameroon was recorded at 1.60 percent in December of 2013. Inflation Rate in Cameroon is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Cameroun.
Cameroon Gdp Growth Rate at 2.00 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Cameroon expanded 2 percent in the third quarter of 2013 over the previous quarter. Gdp Growth Rate in Cameroon is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Cameroun.
Cameroon GDP Annual Growth Rate at 6.10 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Cameroon expanded 6.10 percent in the third quarter of 2013 over the same quarter of the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Cameroon is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Cameroun.
Cameroon Government Budget at -3.50 Percent of GDP  
Cameroon recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 3.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Cameroon is reported by the Bank of Central African States.
Cameroon Industrial Production at -6.55 Percent  
Industrial Production in Cameroon decreased 6.55 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012 over the same quarter in the previous year. Industrial Production in Cameroon is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Cameroun.
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