Liberia | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

MARKETS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Currency 90.00 90.9 91.8 92.7 93.6 108 [+]
GDP Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.30 2.9 3.47 3.78 3.9 3.87 percent [+]
GDP 2.05 2.08 2.09 2.1 2.11 2.17 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 368.26 362 359 357 354 325 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 786.92 760 753 747 740 727 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 3.80 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.01 4 percent [+]
Population 4.50 4.59 4.62 4.64 4.66 4.9 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Inflation Rate 8.44 8 8.52 8.13 7.9 6 percent [+]
Food Inflation 4.08 6.79 7.53 8.01 8.31 8.83 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 264.28 266 265 265 265 265 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Interest Rate 13.57 13.5 13 13 13 11 percent [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 4.16 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.09 4.14 percent [+]
TRADE Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Balance of Trade -80.10 -93.04 -93.05 -93.07 -93.07 -93.07 USD Million [+]
Exports 14.00 18.74 18.64 18.61 18.61 18.61 USD Million [+]
Imports 94.10 113 113 113 113 113 USD Million [+]
Current Account -100.17 -466 -441 -434 -427 -372 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -36.90 -49.26 -49.01 -48.76 -48.51 -49.6 percent [+]
Terrorism Index 0.25 1.64 1.45 1.26 1.06 1.96 [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Government Debt to GDP 24.00 40.91 41.76 42.6 43.45 71.72 percent [+]
Government Budget -12.10 -15.58 -15.48 -15.38 -15.28 -15.22 percent of GDP [+]
Military Expenditure 12.90 10.9 10.56 10.23 9.9 7.95 USD Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Ease of Doing Business 174.00 166 166 166 166 164 [+]
Cement Production 13196.00 19871 20567 19910 19861 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 34.07 33.47 32.88 32.29 37.01 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 83.00 83.85 85.32 86.8 88.27 102 [+]





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. 12/3/2016