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 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Currency 548.37 540 535 530 524 464 [+]
GDP Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 5.10 3.4 6.1 2 3 6.6 percent [+]
GDP 1.76 1.68 1.9 1.73 1.73 1.96 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 325.70 297 284 285 287 299 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 647.90 642 635 634 633 634 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 7.60 7.07 6.65 6.56 6.47 6.99 percent [+]
Population 4.90 4.96 4.98 5 5.03 5.3 million [+]
PRICES Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Inflation Rate 38.04 36.8 36.5 38.04 38.04 17.5 percent [+]
MONEY Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Interest Rate 2.95 2.95 2.95 2.95 2.95 2.95 percent [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 2.45 2.41 2.42 2.42 2.42 2.42 percent [+]
TRADE Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Balance of Trade -29.80 -30.15 -30.12 -30.22 -30.23 -30.19 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Exports 4.10 6.75 6.76 6.76 6.75 6.74 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Imports 33.90 30.32 32.44 30.33 32.44 32.43 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Current Account -25.90 -14.22 -2.26 0.91 4.1 -48.74 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP -7.80 -10.3 -10.3 -9.5 -9.5 -7.6 percent [+]
Gold Reserves 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 6.52 6.62 6.95 7.17 7.38 8.13 [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Government Debt to GDP 41.83 45 45 40 40 43 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.50 -0.11 0.04 -0.16 -0.36 0.27 percent of GDP [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Ease of Doing Business 185.00 184 184 185 185 185 [+]
Corruption Index 20.00 20 20 20 20 24 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 159.00 151 148 151 154 153 [+]
TAXES Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Sales Tax Rate 19.00 19 19 19 19 19 percent [+]