Central African Republic | Economic Forecasts | 2017-2020 Outlook

This page has economic forecasts for Central African Republic 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 Central African Republic economy.


MARKETS Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Currency 577.96 555 549 544 538 476 [+]
GDP Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 5.10 6.1 4.1 4.2 4.3 6.6 percent [+]
GDP 1.76 1.9 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.96 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 325.70 334 336 338 340 355 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 647.90 812 838 864 890 963 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 6.87 6.8 6.77 6.75 6.72 6.7 percent [+]
Population 5.10 5.3 5.36 5.42 5.47 5.99 million [+]
PRICES Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Inflation Rate 38.04 36.5 37 37 37 17.5 percent [+]
MONEY Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Interest Rate 2.95 2.95 2.95 2.95 2.95 2.95 percent [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 2.45 2.53 2.56 2.6 2.63 2.96 percent [+]
TRADE Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Balance of Trade -29.80 -30.12 -30.22 -30.23 -30.17 -30.19 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Exports 4.10 6.76 6.76 6.75 6.75 6.74 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Imports 33.90 32.44 30.33 32.44 30.33 32.43 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Current Account -25.90 0.67 3.97 7.27 10.56 -49.42 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP -7.80 -10.3 -9.5 -9.5 -7.16 -7.6 percent [+]
Terrorism Index 6.39 6.93 6.94 6.95 6.95 6.05 [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Government Debt to GDP 34.40 45 40 40 49.87 43 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.50 0.04 -0.16 -0.36 -0.56 0.27 percent of GDP [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Internet Speed 1444.77 1795 1796 1906 1950 1768 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 525.00 545 560 569 573 566 IP [+]
Ease of Doing Business 184.00 182 184 184 185 185 [+]
Corruption Index 20.00 20 20 20 20 24 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 159.00 148 151 153 156 153 [+]
TAXES Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Sales Tax Rate 19.00 19 19 19 19 19 percent [+]
CLIMATE Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Precipitation 9.00 80.53 125 130 97.39 113 mm [+]
Temperature 23.00 24.66 24.66 24.66 24.66 24.66 celsius [+]