Liberia | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

MARKETS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Currency 91.00 92.82 93.73 94.64 95.55 109 [+]
GDP Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.30 3.47 3.78 3.9 4.1 3.87 percent [+]
GDP 2.05 2.08 2.08 2.08 2.08 2.17 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 367.16 365 364 363 362 325 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 784.58 788 778 769 760 727 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 3.80 3.9 3.9 3.84 3.91 4 percent [+]
Population 4.50 4.53 4.55 4.57 4.59 4.9 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Inflation Rate 8.50 8.52 8.13 7.9 7.14 6 percent [+]
Food Inflation 9.80 10.35 10.31 10.28 10.27 10.24 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 264.28 265 265 265 265 265 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Interest Rate 13.70 13 13 13 13 11 percent [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 4.05 4.07 4.07 4.07 4.07 4.11 percent [+]
TRADE Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Balance of Trade -82.20 -88.32 -88.4 -88.4 -88.39 -88.39 USD Million [+]
Exports 12.70 14.48 14.49 14.5 14.5 14.5 USD Million [+]
Imports 94.90 107 107 107 107 107 USD Million [+]
Current Account -81.50 -341 -334 -324 -316 -268 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -36.90 -49.55 -49.45 -49.36 -49.26 -49.6 percent [+]
Terrorism Index 0.25 1.13 1.3 1.47 1.64 1.96 [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Government Debt to GDP 24.00 9.64 20.07 30.49 40.91 71.72 percent [+]
Government Budget -12.10 -7.06 -9.9 -12.74 -15.58 -15.22 percent of GDP [+]
Military Expenditure 12.90 10.9 10.56 10.23 9.9 7.95 USD Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Ease of Doing Business 174.00 166 166 166 166 164 [+]
Cement Production 13196.00 20567 19910 19861 19938 19932 Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 3.21 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 131.00 126 126 126 126 125 [+]
Corruption Index 37.00 37.09 36.08 35.07 34.07 37.01 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 83.00 96.19 92.08 87.97 83.85 102 [+]





Economic Forecasts for Liberia 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 Liberia economy. 1/18/2017