Central African Republic | Economic Forecasts | 2017-2020 Outlook

This page has economic forecasts for Central African Republic including a long-term outlook for the next decades, plus medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions for the next release affecting the Central African Republic economy.


MARKETS Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Currency 585.67 620 626 645 639 737 [+]
GDP Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.90 3.8 3.4 6.1 2 6.6 percent [+]
GDP 1.58 1.42 1.33 1.9 1.25 1.96 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 292.16 303 310 317 305 284 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 581.14 611 617 624 616 597 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 7.60 7.1 7.07 6.65 6.56 6.99 percent [+]
Population 4.90 4.93 4.96 4.98 5 5.3 million [+]
PRICES Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Inflation Rate 38.04 37 36.8 36.5 38.04 17.5 percent [+]
MONEY Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Interest Rate 2.95 2.95 2.95 2.95 2.95 2.95 percent [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 2.45 2.49 2.44 2.39 2.38 2.36 percent [+]
TRADE Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Balance of Trade -29.80 -30.31 -30.15 -30.12 -30.22 -30.19 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Exports 4.10 6.75 6.75 6.76 6.76 6.74 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Imports 33.90 32.44 30.32 32.44 30.33 32.43 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Current Account -25.90 -26.17 -14.22 -2.26 0.91 -48.74 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP -11.50 -8.24 -8.22 -8.21 -8.47 -9.25 percent [+]
Gold Reserves 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 6.52 6.67 6.35 6.02 6 5.92 [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Government Debt to GDP 41.83 38.46 30.15 21.83 25.46 35.08 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.30 0.15 -0.18 -0.52 -0.38 0.2 percent of GDP [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Ease of Doing Business 185.00 184 184 184 185 185 [+]
Corruption Index 20.00 20 20 20 20 24 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 159.00 154 151 148 151 153 [+]
TAXES Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Sales Tax Rate 19.00 19 19 19 19 19 percent [+]