Congo | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

MARKETS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Currency 1142.00 926 935 945 954 1100 [+]
GDP Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 7.70 7.48 7.84 7.68 7.48 8.37 percent [+]
GDP 35.24 33.45 57.16 57.16 39.47 46.54 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 384.51 398 401 404 407 441 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 736.68 764 772 779 787 883 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 46.10 42.5 43.86 43.86 49.5 36 percent [+]
Population 71.40 73.72 74.37 75.02 75.68 85.03 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Inflation Rate 9.72 5.4 5 5.2 4.8 3.5 percent [+]
Food Inflation 11.40 12.67 13.86 14.36 14.58 14.73 percent [+]
MONEY Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Interest Rate 7.00 7 7 8 8 11 percent [+]
Money Supply M1 1443847.00 1481579 1525678 1573006 1622142 2420979 CDF Million [+]
Money Supply M2 4557085.00 4692388 4772807 4811514 4838943 3961839 CDF Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 2585.27 2641 2651 2641 2649 2646 USD Million [+]
TRADE Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Balance of Trade 1001.80 327 383 439 496 403 USD Million [+]
Exports 12981.90 12838 12835 12832 12829 12825 USD Million [+]
Imports 11980.10 4771 5368 5964 6560 6103 USD Million [+]
Current Account -2919.80 -4219 -4478 -4736 -4995 -12982 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.10 -5.57 -5.62 -5.68 -5.73 -5.81 percent [+]
Gold Reserves 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 6.63 6.52 6.47 6.42 6.37 6.25 [+]
Crude Oil Production 20.00 20 20 20 20 20 BBL/D/1K [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Government Debt to GDP 19.69 12 20 20 20 1.49 percent [+]
Government Budget -6.20 -4.09 -4.01 -3.93 -3.85 -3.72 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -45931.31 -30968 -19569 -23810 -21689 -22159 CDF Million [+]
Government Revenues 267699.06 291135 310856 297621 292498 296936 CDF Million [+]
Military Expenditure 486.60 402 435 468 468 443 USD Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 313630.38 332987 340100 337108 337253 337372 CDF Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Industrial Production -13.18 2.33 1.49 0.66 -0.17 -0.42 percent [+]
Mining Production -17.84 -10.92 -14.4 -12.12 -14.66 -14.69 percent [+]
Ease Of Doing Business 184.00 185 185 185 185 185 [+]
Corruption Index 22.00 21.16 20.97 20.78 20.59 19.79 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 147.00 144 144 144 146 155 [+]
CONSUMER Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Retail Sales Mom 0.67 1.57 -0.13 -0.36 0.52 0.13 percent [+]
Retail Sales Yoy 5.05 4.58 4.58 4.58 4.58 4.58 percent [+]
TAXES Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 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. 12/4/2016