Mauritania | Economic Forecasts | 2017-2020 Outlook

This page has economic forecasts for Mauritania 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 Mauritania economy.


MARKETS Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Currency 361.00 357 354 350 347 307 [+]
GDP Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.10 4 4.3 3.66 3.75 5.25 percent [+]
GDP 4.63 4.39 4.31 4.29 4.27 4.07 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 1296.00 1293 1292 1290 1289 1289 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 3572.30 3566 3563 3560 3557 3559 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 12.85 10.15 9.05 8.81 8.58 12.8 percent [+]
Population 4.30 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.68 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Inflation Rate 2.20 2.7 2.8 2.9 3 4.5 percent [+]
Food Inflation 3.40 3.47 4.36 5.13 5.66 6.26 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 104.10 104 104 104 104 104 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Interest Rate 9.00 9 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 percent [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 5.81 6.2 5.6 5.58 5.56 6.28 percent [+]
TRADE Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Balance of Trade -81.86 -61.68 -65.45 -20.08 -53.07 -43.9 MRO Billion [+]
Exports 180.91 182 186 188 187 190 MRO Billion [+]
Imports 262.77 215 226 171 217 201 MRO Billion [+]
Current Account -308.60 -409 -425 -427 -429 -442 MRO Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP -15.30 -25 -25 -27 -27 -20 percent [+]
Gold Reserves 0.36 0.36 0.36 0.36 0.36 0.36 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.07 0.07 0.07 0.07 0.07 0.07 [+]
External Debt 3889.80 3737 3749 3720 3691 3454 Million USD [+]
Crude Oil Production 5.00 5 5 5 5 5 BBL/D/1K [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Government Debt to GDP 80.60 85 85 88 88 94 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.10 -1.67 -0.46 -0.43 -0.41 -1.85 percent of GDP [+]
Military Expenditure 143.50 139 139 139 139 142 USD Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Industrial Production -0.90 -0.55 -0.28 -0.15 -0.48 -0.37 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 160.00 161 161 161 160 160 [+]
Corruption Index 27.00 27 27 27 28 31 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 142.00 131 136 135 134 132 [+]
Competitiveness Index 2.94 3.03 3.03 2.98 2.96 2.96 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 137.00 141 141 136 134 127 [+]
TAXES Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Corporate Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 25 25 percent [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 40.00 38.25 40 40 40 40 percent [+]
Sales Tax Rate 18.00 18 18 18 18 18 percent [+]
Social Security Rate 16.00 16 16 16 16 16 percent [+]
Social Security Rate For Companies 15.00 15 15 15 15 15 percent [+]
Social Security Rate For Employees 1.00 1 1 1 1 1 percent [+]