Mauritania GDP Annual Growth Rate

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Mauritania expanded 7.60 percent in 2012 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Mauritania is reported by the Central Bank of Mauritania. From 1993 until 2012, Mauritania GDP Annual Growth Rate averaged 3.9 Percent reaching an all time high of 11.4 Percent in December of 2006 and a record low of -4.0 Percent in December of 1997. Mauritania is a poor African country, where more than half of population rely on livestock and drought-prone subsistence agriculture. Mauritania’s economy depends on iron ore exports and foreign assistance. A rich coastal fauna, an expanding mining industry and recently found oil reserves led Mauritania’s recent economic expansion. However, presence of active terrorist groups in the region and unstable government are Mauritania’s major obstacles to growth. This page provides - Mauritania GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
7.60 4.00 11.40 -4.00 9.26 | 2014/06 1993 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Mauritania GDP Annual Growth Rate
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GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
GDP 4.20 2012-12-31 4.27 4.27 0.09 4.41 2014-06-30 USD Billion [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 7.60 2012-12-31 4.00 11.40 -4.00 9.26 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
GDP per capita 835.15 2012-12-31 795.97 835.15 501.00 876.81 2014-06-30 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 2243.59 2012-12-31 2138.34 2243.59 1651.11 2355.51 2014-06-30 USD [+]
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GDP Annual Growth Rate | Notes
The annual growth rate in Gross Domestic Product measures the increase in value of the goods and services produced by an economy over the period of a year. Therefore, unlike the commonly used quarterly GDP growth rate the annual GDP growth rate takes into account a full year of economic activity, thus avoiding the need to make any type of seasonal adjustment.


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Mauritania Inflation Rate at 4.10 Percent  
The inflation rate in Mauritania was recorded at 4.10 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Mauritania is reported by the ONS, Mauritania.
Mauritania Interest Rate at 9.00 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Mauritania was last recorded at 9 percent. Interest Rate in Mauritania is reported by the Central Bank of Mauritania.
Mauritania Personal Income Tax Rate at 33.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Mauritania stands at 33 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Mauritania is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Mauritania Industrial Production at 5.60 Percent  
Industrial Production in Mauritania increased 5.60 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 over the same quarter in the previous year. Industrial Production in Mauritania is reported by the ONS, Mauritania.
Mauritania Government Debt To GDP at 62.10 Percent  
Mauritania recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 62.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Debt To GDP in Mauritania is reported by the Central Bank of Mauritania.
Mauritania Current Account to GDP at -18.50 Percent  
Mauritania recorded a Current Account deficit of 18.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Mauritania is reported by the Central Bank of Mauritania.
Mauritania Corporate Tax Rate at 25.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Mauritania stands at 25 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Mauritania is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Mauritania Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 18.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Mauritania stands at 18 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Mauritania is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Mauritania Balance of Trade at -316.67 MRO Billion  
Mauritania recorded a trade deficit of 316.67 MRO Billion in the third quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Mauritania is reported by the ONS, Mauritania.
Mauritania Current Account at -374.85 MRO Billion  
Mauritania recorded a Current Account deficit of 374.85 MRO Billion in 2012. Current Account in Mauritania is reported by the ONS, Mauritania.
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