Congo | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

MARKETS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Currency 1342.90 1315 1328 1341 1367 1562 [+]
GDP Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.50 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 5.5 percent [+]
GDP 35.24 57.16 57.16 37.09 37.72 46.54 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 384.51 392 394 396 398 441 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 736.68 746 752 758 764 883 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 46.10 43.86 43.86 47.82 48.78 36 percent [+]
Population 71.40 71.91 72.51 73.12 73.72 85.03 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Inflation Rate 33.89 34.3 34.9 36.7 37.1 38.5 percent [+]
Food Inflation 45.45 53.21 64.35 71.26 75.19 80.51 percent [+]
MONEY Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Interest Rate 14.00 18 20 22 24 25 percent [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 2357.42 2338 2349 2342 2346 2344 USD Million [+]
Money Supply M1 1602643.00 1671871 1730599 1786369 1837768 2173363 CDF Million [+]
Money Supply M2 5212358.00 5338719 5522998 5685632 5835915 7506787 CDF Million [+]
TRADE Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Balance of Trade 1001.80 708 581 454 327 403 USD Million [+]
Exports 12981.90 11287 11804 12321 12838 12825 USD Million [+]
Imports 11980.10 6829 6143 5457 4771 6103 USD Million [+]
Current Account -2919.80 -3272 -3588 -3904 -4219 -12982 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.10 -7.74 -7.02 -6.3 -5.57 -5.81 percent [+]
Gold Reserves 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 6.63 6.77 6.69 6.6 6.52 6.25 [+]
Crude Oil Production 20.00 20 20 20 20 20 BBL/D/1K [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Government Debt to GDP 19.69 20 20 20 20 1.49 percent [+]
Government Budget -6.20 -1.71 -2.5 -3.29 -4.09 -3.72 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value 5958.62 -25082 -37627 -24755 -35028 -32205 CDF Million [+]
Government Revenues 292515.19 337569 332903 310563 307781 314999 CDF Million [+]
Military Expenditure 486.60 402 435 468 468 443 USD Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 286622.57 355624 351604 348426 351356 350859 CDF Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Industrial Production -13.18 -0.47 0.46 1.39 2.33 -0.42 percent [+]
Mining Production -10.97 -8.85 -2.99 -5.92 -2.94 -5.78 percent [+]
Ease Of Doing Business 184.00 185 185 185 185 185 [+]
Corruption Index 21.00 21 21 20 20 20 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 156.00 144 144 147 145 155 [+]
CONSUMER Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Retail Sales Mom 6.22 7.12 8.49 7.97 8.17 8.12 percent [+]
Retail Sales Yoy 32.68 45.15 57.72 65.48 70.26 77.94 percent [+]
TAXES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Corporate Tax Rate 35.00 35 35 35 35 35 percent [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 30.00 30 30 30 30 30 percent [+]
Sales Tax Rate 16.00 16 16 16 16 16 percent [+]
Social Security Rate 12.50 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.5 percent [+]
Social Security Rate For Companies 9.00 9 9 9 9 9 percent [+]
Social Security Rate For Employees 3.50 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 percent [+]





Economic Forecasts for Congo 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 Congo economy. 3/24/2017