Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Currency 624.25 641 651 662 662 684

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 6.70 6 5.9 6.3 5.8 6.1
Unemployment Rate (%) 1.60 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7
Inflation Rate (%) 2.00 2.8 3 2.5 2.3 2
Interest Rate (%) 4.00 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
Balance of Trade (XOF Billion) -294.00 -290 -347 -365 -232 -330
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -4.50 -5.6 -5.6 -5.4 -5.4 -5.4
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 47.20 48 48 46 46 46
Government Budget (% of GDP) -6.10 -4.3 -4.3 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 6.70 6 5.9 6.3 5.8 6.1
GDP (USD Billion) 15.65 17 17 17 17 17
GDP per capita (USD) 1214.66 1260 1260 1260 1260 1300
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 3323.14 2850 3000 3000 3000 3000
GDP Constant Prices (XOF Billion) 7904.50 7776 7828 8371 8402 8881
GDP From Agriculture (XOF Billion) 2140120.00 2169938 2184363 2266387 2274948 2404637
GDP From Services (XOF Billion) 4277440.00 4153064 4180672 4529809 4546919 4806127

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Unemployment Rate (%) 1.60 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7
Population (Million) 12.11 12.42 12.73 12.73 12.73 12.73

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Inflation Rate (%) 2.00 2.8 3 2.5 2.3 2
Food Inflation (%) -1.00 1.7 2 3 4 4
CPI Transportation (points) 111.50 112 112 112 112 113
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 105.40 112 111 111 108 113
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.20 -0.1 0.2 0.3 -0.1 0.3

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Interest Rate (%) 4.00 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
Interbank Rate (%) 5.33 5.83 5.83 5.83 5.83 5.83

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Balance of Trade (XOF Billion) -294.00 -290 -347 -365 -232 -330
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -4.50 -5.6 -5.6 -5.4 -5.4 -5.4
Imports (XOF Billion) 412.97 500 520 380 380 480
Exports (XOF Billion) 118.98 153 155 148 148 150

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 47.20 48 48 46 46 46
Government Budget (% of GDP) -6.10 -4.3 -4.3 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Sales Tax Rate (%) 18.00 18 18 18 18 18

Business Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Capacity Utilization (%) 74.40 68 72 70 71.6 73


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