Central African Republic is one of the poorest countries in the world with over 50 percent of population dependent on subsistence agriculture and farming. Central African Republic’s economy relies on cotton, coffee, gold, diamond and uranium exports and foreign aid. Yet, chronic political and social instability diverts both foreign direct investments and foreign aid. Fiscal mismanagement, youth unemployment, lack of basic infrastructure and low-skilled labour force are main obstacles to growth. This page provides - Central African Republic GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Central African Republic GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2018.