Mauritania Interest Rate

The benchmark interest rate in Mauritania was last recorded at 9 percent. Interest Rate in Mauritania is reported by the Central Bank of Mauritania. Interest Rate in Mauritania averaged 7.99 Percent from 1964 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 18 Percent in June of 1998 and a record low of 3.50 Percent in February of 1964. In Mauritania, interest rates decisions are taken by the Central Bank of Mauritania’s Monetary Council. The CBM’s official rate is the discount rate. This page provides - Mauritania Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-20

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
9.00 9.00 18.00 3.50 9.00 | 2014/06 1964 - 2014 Percent Monthly

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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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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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