Liberia Interest Rate

The benchmark interest rate in Liberia was last recorded at 13.73 percent. Interest Rate in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia. Interest Rate in Liberia averaged 14.86 Percent from 2003 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 20.30 Percent in the third quarter of 2004 and a record low of 13.02 Percent in the first quarter of 2013. The Central Bank of Liberia does not use the interest rate as a monetary policy tool. The interest rate is the average lending rate in Liberia. This page provides - Liberia Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-19

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
13.73 13.53 20.30 13.02 13.18 | 2014/03 2003 - 2013 Percent Quarterly

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Interest Rate 13.73 2013-12-31 13.53 20.30 13.02 13.18 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
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Interest Rate | Notes
The interest rate shown on this page refers to the central bank benchmark interest rate. Usually, the central bank benchmark interest rate is the overnight rate at which central banks make loans to the commercial banks under their jurisdiction. Moving the benchmark interest rate, the central bank is able to make an impact on interest rates of commercial banks, inflation level of the country and national currency exchange rate. Reduction of interest rates should bring increase in business activity, a rise in inflation rate and weakening of national currency. In case of increase in interest rates the level of business activity is likely to drop, inflation declines and national currency strengthens.


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Liberia GDP Annual Growth Rate at 8.10 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Liberia expanded 8.90 percent in 2012 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Current Account to GDP at -60.50 Percent  
Liberia recorded a Current Account deficit of 60.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Current Account at -314.10 USD Million  
Liberia recorded a Current Account deficit of 314.10 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Current Account in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Balance of Trade at -33.40 USD Million  
Liberia recorded a trade deficit of 33.40 USD Million in December of 2013. Balance of Trade in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Interest Rate at 13.73 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Liberia was last recorded at 13.73 percent. Interest Rate in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Imports at 85.90 USD Million  
Imports in Liberia decreased to 85.90 USD Million in December of 2013 from 95 USD Million in November of 2013. Imports in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Exports at 52.50 USD Million  
Exports in Liberia decreased to 52.50 USD Million in December of 2013 from 59.60 USD Million in November of 2013. Exports in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Inflation Rate at 8.50 Percent  
The inflation rate in Liberia was recorded at 8.50 percent in December of 2013. Inflation Rate in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Government Budget at -0.70 Percent of GDP  
Liberia recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 0.70 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia GDP per capita at 277.94 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Liberia was last recorded at 277.94 US dollars in 2012. The GDP per Capita in Liberia is equivalent to 2 percent of the worlds average. GDP per capita in Liberia is reported by the World Bank.
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