Republic of the Congo | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Currency 475.19 475.94 496.18 2014-04-21 Daily [+]
GDP Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
GDP 13.67 14.42 2.90 USD Billion 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.90 3.40 4.42 percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita 1943.69 1922.03 1529.41 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita PPP 3814.68 3772.18 3487.00 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Population 4.34 4.23 2.31 million 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Unemployment Rate 26.60 26.60 percent 2010-12-31 Yearly [+]
Prices Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Inflation Rate 3.40 7.00 3.69 percent 2013-11-30 Monthly [+]
Money Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Interest Rate 3.25 3.25 3.95 Percent 2014-03-26 Monthly [+]
Trade Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Balance of Trade 4092.35 1718.83 1440.65 CFA Franc Billion 2010-12-31 Yearly [+]
Current Account -1163.30 -658.80 -84.69 CFA Franc Billion 2010-12-31 Yearly [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.30 0.80 -8.96 percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Exports 6271.01 3801.03 2519.68 CFA Franc Billion 2010-12-31 Yearly [+]
Imports 2178.66 2082.20 1079.04 CFA Franc Billion 2010-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Credit Rating 15.00 Monthly [+]
Government Debt To GDP 19.60 21.50 115.02 percent 2011-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Budget 2.40 16.40 1.52 Percent of GDP 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Taxes Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Corporate Tax Rate 34.00 35.00 37.10 percent 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 45.00 45.00 47.50 percent 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Sales Tax Rate 18.00 18.00 Percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]





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Republic of the Congo GDP Annual Growth Rate at 4.90 percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Republic of the Congo expanded 4.90 percent in 2012 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Republic of the Congo is reported by the CNSEE, Congo.
Republic of the Congo Balance of Trade at 4092.35 CFA Franc Billion  
Republic of the Congo recorded a trade surplus of 4092.35 CFA Franc Billion in 2010. Balance of Trade in Republic of the Congo is reported by the CNSEE, Congo.
Republic of the Congo Interest Rate at 3.25 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Republic of the Congo was last recorded at 3.25 percent. Interest Rate in Republic of the Congo is reported by the Bank of Central African States.
Republic Of The Congo Personal Income Tax Rate at 45.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Republic Of The Congo stands at 45 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Republic Of The Congo is reported by the Ministry of Commerce.
Republic Of The Congo Corporate Tax Rate at 34.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Republic Of The Congo stands at 34 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Republic Of The Congo is reported by the Ministry of Commerce.
Republic Of The Congo Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 18.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Republic Of The Congo stands at 18 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Republic Of The Congo is reported by the Ministry of Commerce.
Republic of the Congo Current Account at -1163.30 CFA Franc Billion  
Republic of the Congo recorded a Current Account deficit of 1163.30 CFA Franc Billion in 2010. Current Account in Republic of the Congo is reported by the CNSEE, Congo.
Republic of the Congo Inflation Rate at 3.40 percent  
The inflation rate in Republic of the Congo was recorded at 3.20 percent in September of 2013. Inflation Rate in Republic of the Congo is reported by the CNSEE, Congo.
Republic of the Congo Current Account to GDP at 0.30 percent  
Republic of the Congo recorded a Current Account surplus of 0.30 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Republic of the Congo is reported by the CNSEE, Congo.
Republic of the Congo Government Budget at 2.40 Percent of GDP  
Republic of the Congo recorded a Government Budget surplus equal to 2.40 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Republic of the Congo is reported by the CNSEE, Congo.
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